The three winning design entries for 2013 have a distinctly lighter-than-air feel, but they were designed to help ameliorate some weighty environmental issues.
An eVolo Skyscraper Competition design takes us to the moon to reexamine traditional constraints on the logic of building.
One group of designers turns the eVolo Skyscaper Competition upside down, imagining a post-climate change future that takes us underground.
What would happen if, instead of building thousands of feet up into the sky, we developed a smarter design that allowed us to retain our connection to the natural world?
A Greek designer’s honorable mention entry in the eVolo Skyscraper Competition makes getting to the airport easy for city dwellers.
From eVolo’s Skyscraper Competition comes a floating city designed to serve as a refuge for survivors of some unimaginable apocalypse of nature or final war.
Fear of losing our connection with nature compelled Swiss designer Charly Duchosal to imagine a city designed to adapt to nature, rather than forcing things to be the other way around.
Can this space-age water tower repurpose melting glaciers into fresh drinking water for the next generation? It is an interesting concept idea, if nothing else.
A sort of giant hovercraft, the Heaven and Earth Floating City design imagines our future above Earth by using magnetic levitation technology.
The Tower in a Dam design re-imagines viewing facilities at the Hoover Dam to include a gallery/aquarium in a tower suspended above the dam’s 700 foot drop.
The Flat Tower uses a honey-combed, dome-like structure to provide office/residential space as well as solar power/rainwater, while preserving the landscape.