Canadian Poultry Magazine

Design for urban floating chicken farm unveiled

By Dezeen   

News Producers

Project aims to bring consumers closer to food production source.

Architecture studio Goldsmith has revealed the design for its floating chicken and cress farm, which is set to be built alongside its existing waterborne dairy farm in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Named Floating Farm Poultry, the building is an evolution of Goldsmith’s previous floating dairy farm and shares many of the same ideals of placing farming in the city, near to buyers.

“It aims to produce, package and distribute a wide variety of agricultural goods from inside the city, close to consumers,” said Wesley Leeman, co-founder of Goldsmith.


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