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Architecture is responsible of roughly 50% of the earth’s energy consumption. We believe we live in an exciting period. With our knowledge and technology we have the capacity not just to develop buildings or cities which reduce their energy-hunger and, as a consequence, their ecological footprint, but we can create spaces and buildings which produce more energy than they actually need. Decentralized energy- and food production within urban agglomerations. Every built entity has to be a contribution to increase the overall energy efficiency of cities. Therefor architecture, energy-design and urban operations, by definition, different in their scale, cross-fertilize themselves and become, as a result, an indissociable statement.

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A mapping of spacial information onto a network of dense social and two-floor spacial interconnections, focusing on local clusters of neighbouring nodes while providing access to the rhizom of infrastructure, emerging to a horizontal dencityContinue Reading
Exhibition at SOHO in Ottakring
Lucas Kulnig and Daniep Podmiresg - together with the vertical farm institute - take part in vienna's famous "SOHO in Ottakring"Continue Reading
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Die jüngsten Diskussionen mit PolitikerInnen und anderen InteressensvertreterInnen über die Potenziale des „Vertical Farming“ führten zu diesem Essay.Continue Reading