Floating Farms: Can they save us from the impending global food shortage?
According to the United Nations, by 2050, world food production will have to increase by 70% if we're going to successfully feed a projected global population of 9.1 billion people. Architect Javier F. Ponce of Forward Thinking Architecture may have hit upon a solution: smart floating farms. These self-sustaining vessels are equipped to produce a variety of foods, regardless of drought, water scarcity, and even natural disasters.
How do Smart Floating Farms work? The design is based on a three-l