Gallery: GEOtube is A Building That Grows Its Own Weblike Saline Skin

 

It may sound a bit creepy, but wouldn’t it be cool if buildings could grow their own skin? California-based architecture firm Faulders Studio certainly thinks so. GEOtube, their proposal for Dubai is almost exactly like a normal building – except for the fact that it will have the ability to generate a web-like saline skin that spreads down the façade of the structure over time. Sounds like neighbors will always know where they can borrow some salt!

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  1. STANDARMARK March 4, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    MUY BUENAS IDEAS. NECESITO UN MATERIAL DE CONSTRUCCIÓUN ECONÓMICO Y RENTABLE PARA EL SITIO EN DONDE VIVO, CON SUELO DE RIPIO MUY DURO Y FUERTES VIENTOS. QUIERO QUE ME MUESTREN PLANOS DE CONSTRUCCIÓNES SENCILLAS PARA ENTRETENIMIENTO DE LAS PERSONAS.

  2. nikkiidaniels March 26, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    that is totally awesum.. cool liveable art.. i wanna see that .. i noticed on the airplanes that ice crystals form on the cracks on the glass scratches in windows… over time they grow .. big as gett colder. same principal smaller scale..

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