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Shimizu Corporation's Carbon-Negative Artificial Islands

by , 11/09/10

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Shimizu Corporation is researching the construction of artificial islands in the equatorial ocean that would essentially be self-sufficient, carbon-negative cities with zero waste. Measuring one kilometer high and wide, the environmentally friendly cities of the future feature urban, arable, and marine zones and can scale efficiently as their populations increase.

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  1. Lucas Gray November 10, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    Wow, carbon negative is an admirable goal but those don’t look practical at all, nor do they look like fun places to live. However, conceptually they are fascinating – worthy of design competitions more than reality. Perhaps they should submit them to the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction – http://on.fb.me/holcim-awards

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