How Biomass works + Piggery fields


one of the most serious issue in North Korea is Electricity. and this affects to overall productivity of industry.

most factories have time limited electricity supplying about 2 hours per day. it leads to lack of production and equipment for power generation.  stable electricity supplying should be the most priority of city metabolism. //

BIomass energy would be one of the solutions as its gifted climate and geology for forestry.

But the current soil fertility in North Korea  is very low. In order to improve the soil quality piggery farming is used to be integrated with other type of farming.  

Green house civic center provide sapling bed for forestry activity and community working fields as a botanic garden along multi-layered transit hub.


Biomass could play an important part in reducing our dependency on fossil fuel, and curbing Co2 emissions. The concept is very simple, but quite counter-intuitive because,
at the point where Biomass is burnt, the direct emissions may be comparable (or even higher) than fossil fuels.

To explain the advantages of Biomass, in our explanimation we compare two ways to heat a house – using Coal (fossil fuel) Vs Wood (Biomass). We show the lifecycle of the fuels, including a simplified explanation of how fossil fuels are created.
Extracting and burning coal is a one-way process that moves carbon from underground ‘storage’ and releases it into the atmosphere. In contrast, growing Biomass for fuel (then burning it for energy) is a cycle. Assuming the process is managed properly, the cycle can be carbon-neutral or can even reduce atmospheric Co2.
There are many different forms of Biomass, and many processes for extracting its energy – from a humble woodburning stove through to an industrial power plant. We will cover the specific technologies in future animations.


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