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Version 3: Toyohiko Kagawa (date)

Greenhouse-mfr.jpg
Version 3 "Toyohiko Kagawa" for MakerFaire Rome (update), by Peter.

This design is similar to the previous one (Version 2) but has an improved rooftop that can open easily.

More information can be found in the How-to/Instructions.

Characteristics
  • Same as V2, but top opens easily
  • What's to keep: cost
  • What's to improve: ventilation, design
  • Cost: not expensive
  • Build time: 2h for frame, 4h for cover
  • Required tools: basic
  • Open/close: velcro
  • Rain water recovery: yes
  • Insulation: none
  • Ventilation: manual
  • Security: okay
  • Stability: good

Version 2: Toyohiko Kagawa

DSC01880.JPG Description of the Greenhouse Version 2 "Toyohiko Kagawa", by Peter. Characteristics
  • Easy and cheap to build, recovers rainwater
  • What's to keep: cost
  • What's to improve: design
  • Cost: not expensive
  • Build time: 2h for frame, 4h for cover
  • Required tools: basic
  • Open/close: velcro
  • Rain water recovery: yes
  • Insulation: none
  • Ventilation: manual
  • Security: okay
  • Stability: good

Version OKNO, by Gert

DSC02121.JPG This is Gert's greenhouse on the rooftop garden of OKNO in Brussels (voir la galerie photo) Characteristics
  • Gert's greenhouse using Open Structures
  • What's to keep: design
  • What's to improve: cost
  • Cost: expensive
  • Build time: ?
  • Required tools: semi-professional
  • Open/close: 3D printed locks
  • Rain water recovery: no
  • Insulation: none
  • Ventilation: manual
  • Security: uses glass panes
  • Stability: good

Version 1: Lady Eve Balfour

Greenhouse-v1.jpg Pictures of the experimental version 1 "Lady Eve Balfour", by Peter Characteristics
  • First design, autumn 2012
  • What's to keep: design
  • What's to improve: cost
  • First attempt
  • Cost: expensive (plexiglass)
  • Build time: okay
  • Required tools: basic
  • Open/close: velcro
  • Rain water recovery: no
  • Insulation: none
  • Ventilation: manual
  • Security: okay
  • Stability: good