Gallery: Underwater Skyscrapers Recycle Waste From Great Pacific Garbag...

A large void in the center adjusts the mass of the skyscraper by taking in or releasing water.

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  1. Terran July 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    C’mon all, let’s put some positive energy into this. It’s the intention that is significant here. The ideas are meant to be built on and improved, so positive reinforcement and practical ideas would be far more constructive and beneficial in the long run. My hats off to all that are working so hard to find solutions to cleaning up this planet and finding ways to co-exist harmoniously and sustainably in this sacred place.

  2. kaptnkrunch March 11, 2011 at 10:35 am

    interesting theory from an artistic standpoint. The idea of office space is a bit bizarre though. Unless you could persuade large organizations to relocate for tax reasons?

  3. fiction March 11, 2011 at 9:03 am

    science fiction is not green design. how would these monstrous structures that would need to be incredibly complex to withstand a tough and dynamic ocean environment ever contribute more to the environment than their substantial nature detracts?

  4. nelsnelson March 11, 2011 at 4:35 am

    I am going to be annoying and say that your article’s title “Underwater Skyscrapers Recycle Waste From Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is misleading and should be “Underwater Skyscrapers COULD Recycle Waste From Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. I find this error over and over again in the eco-reporting industry and I think it contributes to the loss of authenticity. Please stop.

  5. ejmg1000 March 10, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    how many energy needed to heat the waste?
    how this structures will behave under heavy seas?

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