Quality, Consequences and the Construction Industrial Complex (part 222).
Our guest this episode is international keynote speaker Henry Gordon-Smith talking about Urban Agriculture and the built environment.
As founder of @agritecture, Henry guides entrepreneurs, cities, and companies on triple-bottom-line #localagriculture #urbanag #verticalfarming solutions.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- Agritecture and its potential impacts
- How a basement can be an urban farm!
- Built environment career opportunities in Agritecture
- Investment potential in Agritecture
And much more…….
For more information on Henry and his work
Water Myths: The Illusion of Canada’s Endless Water Supply: https://m.scirp.org/papers/23651
Online Design Planning Tool: https://www.agritecture.com/designer
Locally Grown In Agritecture Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/locally-grown-in/id1454705769
Global 2019 CEA Census: https://www.agritecture.com/census
In 2011, Henry started Agritecture.com, a leading media platform covering the news, business, and design of how agriculture integrates with the built environment.
In 2013, Henry co-founded the Association for Vertical Farming, which grew to have approximately 50 business members including several multinational companies. The AVF has since hosted its annual Summit in Beijing (2015), Amsterdam (2016), and Washington DC (2017). Henry resigned from his role at the AVF in 2017.
In 2014, Henry started Agritecture Consulting (Formerly Blue Planet Consulting), the premier urban agriculture consultancy assisting a global portfolio of projects. Agritecture Consulting has provided expert guidance to over 86 clients in 21 countries including entrepreneurs, multinational companies, architecture firms, municipalities, and educational institutions.
In 2017 Henry co-founded Agtech-X a Brooklyn-based urban agriculture incubator.
Whatever project Henry is working on, his primary motivations are the triple-bottom line: people, planet, profit.
You are welcome to contact Henry if you are interested in consulting, press interviews, speaking opportunities: firstname.lastname@example.org
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