Gallery: Everything You Need to Know About Green Building From Tetris

 
The Tetris video may be a tongue-in-cheek shot at grim Soviet-era buildings, but the imagery it conjures is one of a rich and vivid future for our built environment. The concept is clear -- you can build elaborate and beautiful buildings from simple modules. The future of building, especially sustainable development, is looking toward prefab building and increased density to solve some of our greatest challenges.
The Living Bridge by Marchi Architects came immediately to mind. This design won second place in the 2009 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, and it explores the idea of creating bridges as habitation.

The Tetris video may be a tongue-in-cheek shot at grim Soviet-era buildings, but the imagery it conjures is one of a rich and vivid future for our built environment. The concept is clear — you can build elaborate and beautiful buildings from simple modules. The future of building, especially sustainable development, is looking toward prefab building and increased density to solve some of our greatest challenges.

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  1. Nano Rescue House Provi... October 18, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    [...] Rescue House are planned and are based on the same footprint, starting at a meager 7000 lbs. Being stackable up to eight high with no added support means low-rise apartment buildings can effectively be raised [...]

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