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X SEA TY is a Carbon-Absorbing, Algae-Producing Floating City
Posted By Bridgette Meinhold On April 5, 2012 @ 12:46 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Green Building | 1 Comment
X SEA TY is a floating, algae-producing city concept based on the principles of sharing, networking resources, and ecological symbiosis. The proposal, by X-TU, works to absorb carbon from the atmosphere and pump out fresh oxygen to improve air and ocean quality. Growing according to the needs of the people, an X SEA TY would be covered in photosynthetic algae to produce biofuels. The self-sufficient cities could also provide for their inhabitants and also work to clean up the environment making this a beyond-sustainable living development.
X SEA TY  is a proposed floating city that works to clean up the cities by transforming them from carbon dioxide-polluting environments by exploiting biochemical energy algae. The buildings are made with porous concrete and facades are covered in photosynthetic material, algae systems and living walls. This system works to produce biofuels, which can then be used for energy use. The living facades encourage animal life and biodiversity.
The cities are assembled like bee hives as needed to meet demands and can be built anywhere and even moved. Some can be located next to city centers to relief overcrowding and help produce enough resources for the city all while reducing pollution. Totally self-sufficient, these lush cities produce all the energy they need, provide for water and actually improve the environment.
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