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The circular garden needs only 2.8 x 2.5 meters of ground space. Just follow the 17 assembly steps! The design is from SPACE10 and architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm. The building instructions are at .

Up for a do it yourself project? IKEA just released plans for a spherical multi-level garden called the Growroom ( It's being touted as a kind of vertical farm, but of course you could grow whatever you desire.



Talk about a wood shop project! The only materials required are 17 sheets of plywood and 500 stainless pan head screws. You'll need access to a Computer Numeric Control machine with a cutter 8mm in diameter, plus a table saw, a screwdriver, a drill and a couple of hammers.

There are rumors that people in such disparate locals as Helsinki, Taipei, Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco have plans to build Growrooms. Get working.


You'll need 17 sheets of plywood.
Photo: Niklas Vindelev

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