The proposal maps pockets of urban grape growing activity in London and highlights potential expansion by identifying 3 sites in Drayton Park as a model for creating a community around urban viticulture: the railway plot (linear vineyard), the school (playful vineyard), and the small business (vertical vineyard).

Proposals include a vertical tube propagator that can be fixed next to a wall to train vines to high level where they can flourish and produce grapes. At roof level, vines create a canopy which provide shelter from the sun and help cool buildings; a series of freestanding tube propagators connect to form a playful structure supporting a canopy of vines in a playground. Other structures act as both fence and vine trellis along unused spaces next to the railway line.

Collaborators: Daniela Sikora, landscape consultant, and Marko Bojcun, viticulturist
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