What’s a Crowd Farm?

What’s a Crowd Farm?
Erin Middleton
  • 30 july 2007

If solar power needs some competition, let it be people. A plan that would harvest energy from human movement is hatching from the minds of two grad students at the Architecture and Planning School at MIT. Both students were impressed enough by recent experiences in large crowds – for James Graham, the 2003 New York City blackout; for Tad Juscyzk, Boston’s World Cup celebration in City Hall Plaza – to start work on the Farm.

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