The Inside/Outside Vertical Farms in Tokyo

One of the issues that the world of agriculture is finding today is the lack of concern for the practice due to the large – – and increasing — number of young people migrating to cities. Over the past several year, there have been prototypes for urban/vertical farms (self-contained or co-existing with occupied buildings) developed, and since it seems that urban growth will continue to rise, these new agricultural means and methods see to be the way to go.  Kono Designs, the architecture firm behind the project at the Pasona offices, is hoping that this new urban farm/office building type will inspire young urbanites to possibly reconsider agriculture and possibly help reinvigorate rural areas. Continue reading “The Inside/Outside Vertical Farms in Tokyo”