Webinar: Winners of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge’2

Location: WebinarJam, see link below

Date & Time: Tuesday 27 October 2020, 17.00 - 18.30


During this on-line event three talented student teams will present ambitious urban greenhouse concepts that brought them to the podium of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge.

In October 2019, 53 teams from 79 universities in 29 countries entered the second edition of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge. Their goal? To design an urban greenhouse for the city of Dongguan in China that integrates food production with outstanding architecture, convincing business model and social impact in one sustainable concept.

After 10 months of tense competition, two selection rounds and exciting Grand Finale on 27 August, Team Bagua (UAB), team KAS (WUR) and TeAMSpirit (AMS Insitute) were announced the winners of the Challenge. During the webinar they will tell show their winning ideas and reveal secrets of their journey to the podium.

Francesco Orsini (University of Bologna) and Patricia Paiva (Universidade Federal de Lavras) will host the event.

Programme (17.00-18.30 Amsterdam time)
Welcome Francesco Orsini (Unibo) & Patricia Paiva (UFLA)
Urban Greenhouse Challenge: how does it work?  Marta Eggers (WUR)
TeAMSpirit: Leading the way to the food of tomorrow
Team KAS: Securing the future for smallholder farmers, rural-urban migrants & consumers
Team Bagua: Embracing change and the flow of nature to create Great Food Transformation