Farming on the High Rise

Farming on the High Rise

The world is seeing more and more eco-friendly architecture including skyscraping towers that are designed to sustain themselves. By using agricultural components and alternative energy systems these structures are built to feed and power their…

Turning Deserts into Inhabitable Oases

Turning Deserts into Inhabitable Oases

Shimizu, a major player in the international construction industry, has been studying how to turn deserts into inhabitable oases. Shimizu’s plan, still in the simulation stage, would locate multiple manmade lakes in naturally low-lying areas…

Solar Powered Floating Homes

Solar Powered Floating Homes

Life is reported to have started in the oceans with the first creatures coming ashore about 3 billion years ago. With 71% of the Earth’s surface made up of ocean water humans may spend the…