Gallery: Mountain-Like UP Lift Zeppelin Hangar Doubles As a Green Roofe...

 
But to top if off, the green roof is more than just a pretty facade, it's also totally usable. Hiking trails will be cut around the facility and up onto the facade so visitors can climb around on the roof. Nature walks, rest platforms, picnic areas and even camping sites will be incorporated.

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  1. Plasticjunkie August 22, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Good idea, I look forward to seeing it put into production. The idea of building a multi-use complex, is not so new and is already underway, a good example of can be seen here: http://www.big.dk/projects/amf/

  2. Zeppflyer August 17, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    This is really cool. I typically cringe when I see Inhabitat articles on airships since they tend to be about designers or architects with no knowledge of aeronautical engineering designing completely unworkable ships that only muddy the water for practical designs trying to gain traction. This though, is great. If we can glean more revenue from facilities that are there anyways, the resurgence of this very eco-friendly mode of transport becomes that much more likely.

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