Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse
Image • May 04, 2011 16:01 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.|
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|Photographer / Source||Plantagon, Illustration: Sweco|
|Image dimensions||1780 x 2000 pixels|
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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.
Press Releases • Dec 15, 2011 12:34 GMT
STOCKHOLM December 15, 2011 — An alliance of Swedish clean-tech companies has made Plantagon well known within the Urban Agriculture sector. Now the energy company Mimer Energy has reinforced the alliance as Mimer Energy has signed a cooperation agreement with Plantagon International through their partner company Sweco.
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.
Oren Lyons, Professor and Chairman of Plantagon, speaks at The Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, November 16
News • Nov 08, 2011 21:51 GMT
Oren Lyons, Professor and Chairman of Plantagon, speaks on "Food Security amid Global Climate Change and Diminishing Resources" at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, in House of Sweden, Washington D.C. November 16. The theme of the Summit is "How do we feed people in the urban era?"
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.
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.
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.
News • Oct 19, 2011 22:36 BST
Plantagon was honored in The 2011 International Business Awards, and was recognized at a gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi on 11 October, where Stevie Award trophies and Distinguished Honoree (honorable mention) medals were presented. Plantagon was awarded Distinguished Honoree in the category "Food & Beverage".
News • Oct 19, 2011 22:13 BST
Future Cities - Creating Tomorrow's World - is a major international conference exploring innovative new approaches to designing, managing and financing sustainable living environments. The conference held in Stockholm, October 18-19, featured leading authorities in urban planning, energy, architecture, etc. Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, talked on "Beyond Tomorrow: Future feeding".
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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)
Invitation to The Urban Agriculture Summit: "How do we feed people in the urban era?" at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16.
Documents • Sep 30, 2011 09:31 BST
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, a city where consumers will have access to healthy and nutritious food in their neighbourhood. When: November 16th, 2011, 1 PM to 5 PM Where: House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC
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The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16
Nov 16, 12:00 - 16:00
House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC, USA