The  Marinduct

 

 

Oasis System

 

SOME EXAMPLES OF

CONTEMPORARY DESERT FARMING

 

by Michele Leonardi architect © The M.O.S.

 

 

 

 

The Salton Sea Valley, 

 

California, U.S.A.

Note that the Salton Sea Lake is artificial.

 

 

 

Haradh, 

 

Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

Al Kharj, near Riyad, 

 

Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

El Qasr, 

 

Egypt

 

 

 

Liwa Oasis,

 

United Arab Emirates

 

 

 

Ein HaBesor,

 

Israel

The advanced phase of desert terraforming process.  

Perhaps it's not the right area, I tried to guess, but it's known that the Israelis work from decades in the field of desert farming, for example with drip irrigation. 

 

 

 

Augusta,

 

Australia

Near the port of Augusta, in southern Australia, there is an agrovoltaic farm called Sundrop Farms Port Augusta Pdt Ltd, which "transforms" solar energy and salt water into fresh and decontaminated vegetables: 23,000 mirrors produce 17,000 tons of tomatoes in a big greenhouse.

T  H  E     M  A  R  I  N  D  U  C  T

 

D  E  E  P     B  L  U  E

SEAWATER  FOR  OVER  200,000  POOLS  OF

L  O  S     A  N  G  E  L  E  S

 

 

 

 

 

D    U    N    E    S

 

THE PENSILE POOLS

 

THE ROLLER COASTER OF STAIRS

 

 

 

STAIRS IN THE WATER

 

THE NAUTILUS

 

THE BLUE SHELL

 

T H E   Z E B R A S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is on line since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation strarting from 2012, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, Ahmed Elgazzar, and last but not least the kind Staff of Ionos.   M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

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M.L.