01 Feb '16, 3pm

Futuristic 'Next Tokyo' eco city is designed to withstand climate change

Futuristic 'Next Tokyo' eco city is designed to withstand climate change

How can cities located along the Pacific Plate mitigate the effects of climate change, rising sea levels , typhoons and seismic activity? Architecture firms Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Leslie E. Robertson Associates proposed a high-density Tokyo ecodistrict built on resilient infrastructure that can withstand waterborne risks while harnessing various types of renewable energy (including kinetic energy from trains). Their "Next Tokyo" proposal even envisions the use of Elon Musk's

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