Gallery: Seeds of Life: Cairo Garbage City Re-envisioned as a Soaring S...

 
These "wind stalks" would be tipped with mini turbines that collect wind energy, and would also work as a vertical circulation system as well as a way to circulate biogas, water and electricity from underground holes throughout the development.

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  1. M.Ashraf Hilal June 8, 2011 at 6:59 am

    Very nice concept. I like how the idea gives a various space options and open spaces.
    As a safety precaution, I see that the bottom of the structural tubes should be more secured as well as emergency exits should be taken in consideration. Overall its a nice start.

    @ taliawi: I think in presentation, using luxury is important. “wa2t el tanfeez ye7laha 7alaal” 😉

  2. taliawi June 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Nice effort. Who in Egypt is behind this?

    Some of the close-up renderings appear to be very modern and maybe luxurious… i think that this luxury doesn’t fit with the place and the project. Solidarity, rather than luxury.

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