Thursday, September 17, 2009

Drought? Hydrapolis.

Just as Nicole Schuetz published Cadillac Desert in The TerraPass Footprint -- a sobering essay on a century of water damning and diverting that now threatens the Western U.S. -- Matsys Design came up with Sietch Nevada, a futuristic hydrapolis harnessing innovative technology to cope with climate change and the desert land with live in. Pretty far out. Or is it? More pix + info via Inhabitat.
illustration from Matsys Design website

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