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A year and a half ago, Time magazine included Bangkok-based landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom on its list of 15 women leading the fight against climate change, lauding her large-scale “green interventions” for tackling the food and water scarcity, among other eco-threats, facing Southeast Asia’s megacities.

TURF yields up to 20 tonnes of produce per year, including rice, fruit and indigenous vegetables and herbs.

One of the most stunning of those interventions, in terms of both scope and ingenuity, is the Thammasat Urban Rooftop Farm, a.k.a. TURF. Completed by Voraakhom’s 10-year-old practice, Landprocess, in late 2019, the project repurposes some 22,000 square metres of “wasted space” at Thammasat...

In Thailand, Landprocess Unveils Asia’s Largest Organic Rooftop Farm

Wasted space in northern Bangkok becomes the Thammasat Urban Rooftop Farm thanks to a deft intervention by Kotchakorn Voraakhom.

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