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2005

GOOD DESIGN|エコロジーデザイン賞

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Award-winning item
SEASIDE FARM: Factory-type Agriculture Equipment SEAFARM: Marine Life Recovery Equipment
Domain/Category
New Frontier Design - New Frontier Design
Company
ECODESIGN NETWORK teamAXIS4+JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY (Japan)
Award Number
05D01004
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2005

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Outline

SEASIDE FARM: An ellipsoid sphere with the following dimensions: diameter 6m; height 5m; elevation 1.7m. Outer shell: ETFE membrane (permeability ratio of 90% or greater), steel-frame construction, with a 4-tiered plant propagation frame. Designed to use primarily run on locally available energy, it uses a hybrid solar/gas powered water heater, and grows plants using a hydroponic system. It uses rainwater and can supply part of its water requirements by desalinating seawater. Exhaust CO2 is supplied to promote plant growth and photosynthesis. SEA FARM: Main unit A: Circular cone made of cement hydrate; diameter 3m; height 1.7m. Slag (solid steelmaking slag/granulated blast furnace slag) is introduced into the basin to create an environment for marine life simulating mudflats or tidal shallows. Seaweed-farm type B: Seaweed growth unit. Depth 1m, width 1m, height 0.5m. Material is a carbonic solid made with steelmaking slag.

Producer

ECODESIGN NETWORK teamAXIS4, Research Director Toshiroh Ikegami

Director

ECODESIGN NETWORK teamAXIS4, Research Director Toshiroh Ikegami

Designer

teamAXIS4, Toshiroh Ikegami, Masato, Tanaka, Masahiro Yamamoto, Chiaki Murata, Kozo Morooka, Jun Hasegawa, Yoshiaki Kitaya+Taiyo Kogyo corporation+JFE Holdings, Inc+LANDES Co., LTD, GIKEN Engineer Network

京都市立芸術大学 教授 建築家 池上俊郎

Date of Release
2005/4/1
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