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Milan Expo Horizontal Farm
In the 2000 Dickson Despommier, professor of the Environmental Sciences at the Columbia University in New York, developed in collaboration with various architectural firms, the concept of vertical farms.The urban vertical farming means the cultivation of agriculture products and live stock in vertical, in multi-storey structures energy self-sufficient inserted within the metropolitan areas.
The site area is located inside the ex EXPO 2015 site. Currently project area is occupied by the Future Food District Coop building, along the Cardo. Site area is around 6.568 square and is located in front of the OpenAir Theatre.