[ExI] Seven mega-projects proposed

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 18:08:35 UTC 2010

Boing boing draws attention to this proposal for Futuristic
mega-projects by Shimizu
01 Jun 2010

Japanese construction firm Shimizu Corporation has developed a series
of bold architectural plans for the world of tomorrow. Here is a
preview of seven mega-projects that have the potential to reshape life
on (and off) Earth in the coming decades.


Lunar Solar Power Generation -LUNA RING-
The Energy Paradigm Shift Opens the Door to a Sustainable Society

TRY2025 The Environmental Island -GREEN FLOAT-
The Botanical City Concept

TRY 2004 The "Pyramid City in the Air" Concept
Dreaming the Future

Inter Cell City
Creating a Sustainable, Environmentally Conscious City

Space Hotel -Space Tourism-
Formation of Space Tourism

Lunar Bases -Construction on The Moon-
Plan of Lunar Bases

Urban Geo-Grid Plan
Systematic Coexistence of Above-Ground and Underground Areas to Create
Efficient, Orderly Urban Spaces

Desert Aqua-Net Plan
Creating Lakes in the Desert: A Proposal for Creating a Network of
Canals and Exploring New Ways to Inhabit Our Planet

No mention of a space elevator though.


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