by Liz Eve, 03/17/15
By 2050, 85 percent of an estimated 9 billion people will be living in cities, and food and water shortages will threaten the world’s growing population.
Dutch firm PlantLab says that most existing agricultural practices deplete natural resources and damage the planet.
They’re developing revolutionary growing methods to allow plants to flourish in underground boxes, using less energy, less space, and far less water than conventional methods.
Check out these images to see what the farms of the future could look like.
PlantLab could grow fruit and vegetables for the entire world in a space smaller than Holland | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building