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Greenhouse domes turn into city gardens

4th March, 2018
Niall O’Brien, founder of the Grow Dome Project

Niall O’Brien’s social enterprise, The Grow Dome Project, turns wastelands into a community resource by creating an indoor greenhouse in a geodesic dome.

A hemispherical alternative to the traditional greenhouse, the dome can be used to grow plants through a soil-free process called hydroponics.

O’Brien built his first 100 square metre Grow Dome in Rialto in Dublin in 2014, and has since established a second on the grounds of Dublin City...

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