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Engineers Propose Lily Pad-Like Floating Cities

November 10th, 2010 11:30 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Zothecula writes “The idea of going offshore to satisfy our renewable energy needs isn’t new, but the grand vision of Japan’s Shimizu Corporation goes way beyond harnessing green energy at sea for use in cities on Terra firma – it takes the whole city along for the ride. The company, along with the Super Collaborative Graduate School and Nomura Securities, is researching the technical issues involved in constructing its Green Float concept – a self-sufficient, carbon-negative floating city that would reside in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean.”

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