Chicago Pier Redesign Creates Vertical Farms To Feed Local Restaurants

Chicago Pier Redesign Creates Vertical Farms To Feed Local Restaurants
Design

Designers from around the world unveil future plans for remaking the popular public space.

Emma Hutchings
  • 1 february 2012

The Copenhagen-based architectural group Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has collaborated with the technical and management support services firm AECOM to propose a renewal project for Chicago’s Navy Pier that, along with creating new public gathering areas and lookout structures, would see the construction of a vertical urban farm that would produce food for restaurants at the pier.

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