I'm not sure if anyone is familiar with Chinampas of Mexico and Central America. I have been working on some designs to build a contemporary system that will be based on the ancient cultivation method. I'm coining the phrase "Chinamponics".
The general concept consists of floating a hydroponic systems on a lake, utilising the nutrient rich lake water to water the system. The artificial systems will either become natural floating islands or remain as barge like structures.
The advantages of this system would include the:
Any thoughts or previous experience would be appreciated.