Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Architecture Project
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-25-2012, 05:29 PM   #1
jnash87
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 6
Likes Given: 2

Default Architecture Project

I'm currently doing a design project for architecture school that incorporates a bar as well as an urban farm. I don't know a lot about growing for beer or any alcoholic drinks, but I was wondering what would be some good products to grow that could be supported in a bar?


jnash87 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:29 PM   #2
A4J
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
A4J's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: the Desert, CA
Posts: 1,353
Liked 30 Times on 25 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

you should try to figure out how to incorporate a hydroponic hop farm into a bar.


__________________
Primary 1: pale ale
Primary 2: blondie


My mid-century modern keezer build thread.
A4J is offline
jnash87 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:38 PM   #3
manoaction
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Posts: 438
Liked 19 Times on 16 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

Hops and Barley are the obvious choice, but hops need a lot of sun and barley needs a lot of space. Any sort of fruit is always nice too.

Is this an outdoor bar or an indoor farm?
manoaction is offline
jnash87 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:39 PM   #4
jnash87
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 6
Likes Given: 2

Default

hydroponics is something I've been looking into. But wouldn't the size of the hops plants be too large for a hydroponic system?
jnash87 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:40 PM   #5
jnash87
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 6
Likes Given: 2

Default

it's our interpretation as to how to treat the bar as interior or exterior. I've thinking it it's a bit of both where there is interactions between the "bar" and the actual growing spaces
jnash87 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:42 PM   #6
A4J
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
A4J's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: the Desert, CA
Posts: 1,353
Liked 30 Times on 25 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jnash87 View Post
hydroponics is something I've been looking into. But wouldn't the size of the hops plants be too large for a hydroponic system?
nope. there are hydroponic hop farms out there.
__________________
Primary 1: pale ale
Primary 2: blondie


My mid-century modern keezer build thread.
A4J is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:43 PM   #7
Subsailor
Life is Tough, Stupid makes it Tougher
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Subsailor's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Prescott Valley, Arizona
Posts: 1,206
Liked 522 Times on 335 Posts
Likes Given: 3713

Default

Hydroponics leads to the topic of polyculture. A recirculating system of water going from a fish tank to the garden and returning to the fish. Many people are going to these systems and getting quite creative in what they are growing for fruits and vegetables and raising for protein. I have seen online examples of everything from Tilapia to Shrimp, Catfish to Trout. The fish tank provides all of the nutrients for the plants and depending upon species used, you will need very little to support the protein source.
__________________
SSBN 618 G
SSBN 641 B
SSBN 658 G
SSBN 641 B
Subsailor is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:46 PM   #8
GilaMinumBeer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GilaMinumBeer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 52,309
Liked 5873 Times on 5105 Posts
Likes Given: 80

Default

The best kind of thing to grow and incorporate into a bar, is a profit.

Hops, could be trained to grow as a canopy for a patio cover. Sort of like grapes.
GilaMinumBeer is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:54 PM   #9
A4J
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
A4J's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: the Desert, CA
Posts: 1,353
Liked 30 Times on 25 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GilaMinumBeer View Post
The best kind of thing to grow and incorporate into a bar, is a profit.

Hops, could be trained to grow as a canopy for a patio cover. Sort of like grapes.
you mean like this?
Click image for larger version

Name:	528509_345301902215722_1542434847_n.jpg
Views:	261
Size:	114.2 KB
ID:	80957  
__________________
Primary 1: pale ale
Primary 2: blondie


My mid-century modern keezer build thread.
A4J is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2012, 06:57 PM   #10
GilaMinumBeer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GilaMinumBeer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 52,309
Liked 5873 Times on 5105 Posts
Likes Given: 80

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by A4J View Post
you mean like this?


GilaMinumBeer is online now
JordanThomas Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My bar project rdwj Kegerators and Keezers 67 02-13-2013 02:33 AM
Looking to start software project or collaborate on existing project bertmurphy Brewing Software 0 08-25-2011 12:36 AM
Brewing Architecture Taxonomy wuertele Brew Stands 3 09-10-2010 10:55 PM
Architecture alex_wilkosz General Chit Chat 0 02-07-2010 09:50 PM
New Project! Sea Equipment/Sanitation 12 10-17-2007 03:58 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS