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DLR Vertical Farming - EDEN

Schubert, Daniel and Poulet, Lucie and Bamsey, Matthew and Zabel, Paul and Zeidler, Conrad (2014) DLR Vertical Farming - EDEN. Agrospace 2014, 22-23 May 2014, Sperlonga, Italien.

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Abstract

A Concurrent Engineering (CE) study at DLR has investigated the Vertical Farming concept. A Vertical Farm (VF) is the cultivation of plants in skyscrapers. Here, a significant increase in production of fresh vegetables and fruits per square meter footprint compared to conventional greenhouse can be achieved by implementing so-called Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) technologies. The CE study objectives were to determine the technical and economic feasibility of a Vertical Farm. DLR aimed to apply its knowledge of CEA Technologies in space systems to prepare and present the first engineering design of a Vertical Farm. A 37 story building was designed with a multi-crop production strategy.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/94123/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:DLR Vertical Farming - EDEN
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Schubert, Danieldaniel.schubert (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Poulet, Lucielucie.poulet (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Bamsey, MatthewDLRUNSPECIFIED
Zabel, PaulPaul.zabel (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Zeidler, Conradconrad.zeidler (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:May 2014
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
In DOAJ:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Vertical Farming, CEA Technologies, BLSS
Event Title:Agrospace 2014
Event Location:Sperlonga, Italien
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:22-23 May 2014
Organizer:Aerosekur, DLR
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Research under Space Conditions
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R FR - Forschung unter Weltraumbedingungen
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Projekt :envihab
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Systemanalyse Raumsegmente
Deposited By: Schubert, Daniel
Deposited On:08 Jan 2015 10:55
Last Modified:01 Jan 2019 03:00

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