Emily Fruth, metal smith – greenhouse Flock House – Bemis Center, Old Market

Emily Fruth - Pyramid Flock House Greenhouse

Emily Fruth – Pyramid Flock House Greenhouse

Emily responded to the NYC Flock House as “Very elegant. Looks like it has sails, like it could be wind-powered.”

Her concept is a “Pyramid shaped structure with terraces down the sides that contain window boxes for gardening.”  The materials would be “driftwood, fabric, plastic, twine.”

She envisions the idea of Flock House might “provide sustainable mobile shelter for hundreds or thousands of otherwise homeless people.”

Her Flock House would be located by a water source to siphon water to the top of the Flock House and deliver it down to the plants using gravity.

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