Moving Farm by Seunghee Seo, South Korea

2018: Mobility. Utility. Flexibility


Seunghee Seo
Daegu, South Korea
Yeungnam University


Seunghee Seo was born in Daegu, Korea and recently graduated from Yeungnam University. As a child he liked to paint a picture in a movie. But when he entered the University, his major was not transportation design. He graduated from information and communication engineering and graduated from engineering. However, he came to study design at Yeungnam University Industrial Design in order to realize he dream later. He has come back a long way, but not he has studied design a lot. He is going to go to the scene now and live as a lifelong transportation designer.



There are vertical farm facilities in the downtown area of Shanghai, some of the farms move to residential areas and offer mobile farms that provide services to consumers. It has a system that combines production, distribution and processing.

What is happening in Shanghai? Shanghai is home to about 24 million inhabitants and is in need of much food. Approximately 56% of Shanghai’s main diet consists of spinach, lettuce, cabbage,
watercress, and other vegetables. But over the past two decades, China has lost 123,000 square kilometers of agricultural land in Iowa due to urbanization. According to the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection, one sixth of the cultivated land (about 200,000 square kilometers) is suffering from soil contamination.

MOVING FARM makes this a major urban food producing area, but one of the city’s most important functions is the integration of indoor and outdoor farming activities. Vertical farms preserve agricultural land in the city, manage production and distribution to provide food, protection, and convenience for consumers.

A new segment of pickup trucks in the open format will contribute greatly to future agricultural development and food security. It is an open-type pickup truck for the user, not a pick-up truck for the luggage compartment.