On Design created an urban farm right in the middle of Roppongi, which is the center part of Tokyo.
Here is the project description:
People who visit this place can see the process how vegetables grow and also eat the vegetables at the restaurant right next to this farm. This is a place where agriculture and people become close.
Glass houses with inorganic iron frame and glass are arranged strategically
on a wooden deck just like the surrounding city scape. A farm transported from the country side into the units.
The farm consisted of 8 glass containers. The container is leased to farm producer as a place to send out information by growing vegetables. The site is right next to “Roppongi Nouen” a farm experimental restaurant.
The purpose is to activate the community through agriculture in an urban city.