Homefarm: a Revolutionary Combination of Retirement Homes with Urban Vertical Farm

By 2030, one-fifth of Singapore’s population is expected to be over 65 years old. While most nursing homes and retirement communities can feel sterile. Under this background, architecture firm SPARK unveiled Homefarm, a visionary design focusing on community and urban farming. The conceptual proposal combines urban retirement housing with vertical urban farming into a live-farm typology that’s beautiful, productive, and empowering for its residents.

Homefarm: a Revolutionary Combination of Retirement Homes with Urban Vertical Farm
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Chic and Trendy Home Farming Composter

Chic and Trendy Home Farming Composter

François Hurtaud has designed an incredibly stylish composter that would easily blend in with any contemporary interior. The idea behind this fascinating compost creation is that it uses the recycled waste as a way to fuel itself. Part of the waste is used to grow food as well as produce methane, generating energy that is then used to feed a light source and encourage the growth of plants.
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