|2624 N 119th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, US
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Kansas City, US
Project: DESIGN FARM (Gekas Residence)
Posted by Robert Glinn about 8 years ago
Design Option #3 presents a more broad scape, equal distribution of production system types. These types are Woodland, Shrubland, and Prairie, with reforested regions on the perimeter. Each system is production based, planted on contour and are select crops. These crops may be more conventional in plant spacing and their subsequent harvest may have a time range from one to thirty years.
The cabins and communal barn are clustered together atop the hill, allowing for consolidation of building necessities (water, roadways, waste and electricity). Each cabin may include a guild of plantings (micro-gardens) or left open to a prairie system and u-pick berry plot south of the barn. A pathway loop (dashed line) meanders from the roadway, towards the pond.
The two adjoining residential properties are less developed than the prior design options. The big blue stem oldfileld is kept, with proposed tree and shrub plantings uphill at the western borders. The roadway is flanked by ornamental woody crops, leading back to the cabins and barn.
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