We explored the big challenges we will face in the next 20 years, and propose a solution which could be implemented with future technologies. We identified that food demand will be a huge problem, and that the current food system is very damaging and unsustainable. Babylon is the future home farming system that enables people to grow their own food at home, thereby relieving stress on the food system and promoting well-being.
Babylon enables you to grow your own food at home with ease
Babylon enables you to grow your own food at home with ease
Babylon is comprised of a collection of growing units and control units
Babylon is comprised of a collection of growing units and control units
Plants are grown using hydroponics, using nutrient-rich water
Plants are grown using hydroponics, using nutrient-rich water
Babylon is a modular system
Babylon is a modular system
19 growers - all you need to produce fruit and vegetables year-round
19 growers - all you need to produce fruit and vegetables year-round
Babylon can be hung from the ceiling
Babylon can be hung from the ceiling
It can be hung from the wall
It can be hung from the wall
This is a scale model prototype
This is a scale model prototype
Full-size prototypes
Full-size prototypes
Testing the user interaction
Testing the user interaction
There are many health benefits to living with plants
There are many health benefits to living with plants
Detailed design
Researched and designed by Josh Moody, Euan Hay, Mark Ridge, Ángela Ibáñez & Elvire Cdry at Imperial College London for the Design Engineering Futures module.