Gallery: iGreen: Giant Sphere Made From Thousands of Recycled CDs and D...


In China, someone’s old music collection is getting a second chance at life. MINIWIZ Sustainable Energy Development Ltd recently announced plans to build the iGreen, an aviation museum featuring a 5D movie theater that will act as the centerpiece to Dream World park near Shanghai. At a diameter of 50 meters the globe will be one of the largest spherical structures in the world, and it will be constructed using 100% recycled CDs and DVDs. In addition to housing the museum complex, iGreen will create a microclimate allowing tropical plants flourish. Designed to withstand typhoon-strength gusts, acid rain, and UV radiation, the futuristic building is slated to be one of China’s most impressive landmarks.

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