Gallery: Abandoned Oil Rigs Reborn as Bustling Aquatic Villages

With all of the controversy now surrounding off shore oil exploration, we're hoping to see more and more oil rigs become obsolete. But what can be done with these massive structures after they are no longer pumping out fuel? This provocative proposal, which was one of the finalists for the 2011 eVolo Skyscraper competition, takes an old rig and turns it into renewable energy equipped aquatic villages.

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  1. caeman April 4, 2011 at 9:21 am

    I believe international maritime law requires oil rigs to be removed when they are no longer in use.

  2. Carlos Aguiar April 4, 2011 at 3:57 am

    Fantastic Idea!!! e to use this obsolate buildings better!In future we’ll hav

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