The BuzzBuilding – How to Make London Self Sufficient in Protein trough Urban Insect Farming

13 februari 2019

The BuzzBuilding – Belatchew Arkitekter’s proposal on how to make cities self-sufficient in protein through urban insect farming – is currently on display at the Roca London Gallery as part of the exhibition ‘London 2026: recipes for building a food capital’, a showcase of creative visions, architectural schemes and live projects from around the world that explore the sustainable integration of food into the urban mix.

Roca’s spring exhibition is set in London in 2026, when the capital’s population will have passed the 10 million mark. The show imagines how ‘agritecture’ – buildings that can grow food – will have impacted our cityscape, with food being produced at a variety of scales.

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