I feel that, after careful consideration, and from looking through my research, that the concept I will most likely move forward with is the linear stacked formation. This, unlike the circular hydroponic version, would not be powered, and therefore would be more economical and environmental. In order to stay loyal to my research, it seems like the most logical choice:
However, there is the question of whether or not the mechanism behind it all would simply add cost and take up more space. I will be spending both now and the Christmas holidays investigating this very issue, and will have an answer before semester two.