ORG is collaborating with Certhon Greenhouse Solutions, on the urban farm for the roofs of 'FoodMet', Abattoir SA's covered market in Anderlecht that opened its doors last spring (More on this project under 'SOMA', or click here). Now Abattoir has signed a contract with BIG (Building Integrated Greenhouse) for the managing and operating of an urban farm of 4000m² with 2000m² of greenhouses for aquaponics.
On Saturday 26th of September, Alexander D'Hooghe will give a lecture on Infrastructure and Urbanism at the Symposium "In the Shadow of the Megacity", organized by Tülay Atak and Teddy Kofman of Cooper Union. Other speakers will be Stan Allen, Susannah Drake, Kenneth Frampton, Dietmar Offenhube and Nader Tehrani. The event will be concluded with a discussion and takes place at Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Sq, NY from 3pm to 7pm. Welcome!