Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse
Image • May 04, 2011 15:58 BST
|As more and more people move to expanding cities, farming will be pushed further away from population centers. The result of this is longer transportation routes, less fresh products, increased reliance on petroleum-based fertilizers and more high-intensity monoculture farming. In response to this challenge, Plantagon has developed a vertical space-efficient greenhouse for the urban environment.|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution|
|Photographer / Source||Plantagon, Illustration: Sweco|
|Image dimensions||2771 x 1280 pixels|
Related / Contacts
Related / News
News • Nov 27, 2012 17:43 GMT
The Swedish company Plantagon International, creator of the Plantagon Greenhouse for urban agriculture, is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. The Red Herring editorial team has selected the most innovative and promising companies from a pool of thousands from all over the world. The winners will be announced November 29 in Los Angeles.
Press Releases • Nov 15, 2012 14:43 GMT
We need transformative solutions on how to feed the cities in the urban era. We need to develop strategies for dealing with the fact that growing populations all over the world are moving into evolving mega cities. Welcome to the 2nd Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31 2013.
News • Nov 13, 2012 15:09 GMT
The Future of Food, in Our Global Kitchen. The American Museum of Natural History in New York is today opening a new exhibition where Plantagon is taking a part. The exhibition, Our Global Kitchen will be traveling around the world for around seven years. Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle and CFO Owe Pettersson are present in New York for the opening ceremony on November 13.
Press Releases • Jul 04, 2012 08:04 BST
Shanghai, July 4, 2012 — Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai. The MOU states that Plantagon and the University will cooperate regarding research on town-planning issues. Plantagon and Tongji will also cooperate regarding how to integrate Urban Agriculture in the local neighborhood.
Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, speaks on "Feeding the city", in television seminar about Urban Agriculture
News • Nov 15, 2011 23:51 GMT
Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, speaks on "Feeding the city", in the televised seminar about Urban Agriculture by The Swedish Educational Television, UR Samtiden. The title of today's seminar is "The city of our dreams: Farming in the city." Also participating: Jan de Wilt, Innovatie Netwerk; Stefan Jakobsson, Tekniska Verken in Norrköping and Jürgen Granstedt, Agroetanol.
Keith Curtis, Senior Energy Advisor, U.S. Dep. of Commerce, speaks at The Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 in Washington D.C.
News • Nov 02, 2011 14:56 GMT
Keith Curtis, Senior Energy Advisor, International Operations, US Commercial Services, ITA, U.S. Department of Commerce speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 in Washington D.C. on "Swedish-American Green Alliance; a saga about cleantech collaboration". House of Sweden, November 16.
Richard Fedrizzi, President of U.S. Green Building Council, speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011
News • Nov 02, 2011 14:56 GMT
Richard Fedrizzi, Co-founder, CEO and President of U.S. Green Building Council, speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. on November 16.
Press Releases • Nov 02, 2011 14:52 GMT
Press invitation. Welcome to The Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 to discuss "How do we feed people in the urban era?" at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. on November 16. Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow.
News • Oct 31, 2011 09:33 GMT
The City of Stuttgart has signed Opening Rights with Plantagon for developing a Plantagon Greenhouse in the city, for vertical farming in urban areas. The document was signed by Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, and Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle, during the Economist Conference "Future Cities - Creating tomorrow’s urban world" in Stockholm, October 18th 2011 - October 19th 2011.
News • Oct 30, 2011 19:10 GMT
The City of Barcelona has signed Opening Rights with Plantagon for developing a Plantagon Greenhouse in the city. The document was signed by Antoni Vives, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona, and Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle, during the Economists Conference "Future Cities - Creating tomorrow’s urban world" in Stockholm, October 18th 2011 - October 19th 2011.
Related / Images & Videos
Related / Documents
Documents • Jun 08, 2012 09:48 BST
PLANTAGON參與會議的中國環境“ENERCHINA”從6月10日至6月13日在北京。看到更多的中國信息。 Plantagon is through CENTEC participating in ENERCHINA - June 10-13, 2012 in Beijing - the leading exhibition in China for the energy-saving, renewable energy, clean energy and environmental technologies, products and services with the unique support from China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Documents • Nov 28, 2011 13:16 GMT
The necessary components for green food production are found in flows of urban resources as nutrients, water, CO2 and energy in heating. If products are grown in closed urban agricultural systems using the best available environmental techniques, risks for both plants and consumers will be minimized. The Problem - The solution and biodiversity as a consequence (Washington D.C. November 16, 2011)