Aether is a green space which stimulates and revitalizes visitors through the integration of an urban farm and hotel-market. In contrast to conventional notions of rural farming, Aether strives to implement the urban farm into a clean and sculptural space which reflects modern farming techniques.

11hydroponic agricultural farming system

A farm is the perfect addition to Wall street’s stark collection of corporate offices. Aside from providing farm-to-table meals, the farm provides learning opportunities for generations to come. It is a reminder that farming is not restricted to rural environments and reconnects us with our food sources. By integrating a farm into a hotel/market structure, it becomes apart of visitors’ and guests’  daily lives.

Root crops – potatoes, carrots, broccoli, radishes, etc
Dawrf fruit trees – meyer lemon, papaya, passionfruit, etc
Leafy greens- micro greens, herbs (mint, basil, thyme, rosemary, etc.)
Vertical crops – tomatoes, strawberries, squash, cucumber

12the garden grows on a rising hill with a peak height of two feet


 birds eye view


sections and elevations

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interior and exterior renderings