06 Mar '12, 8pm

Meet the skyscrapers of the future: Band-Aids, balloon forests, and underwater spheres

Meet the skyscrapers of the future: Band-Aids, balloon forests, and underwater spheres

This theoretical skyscraper, the winner of eVolo’s annual skyscraper design competition , would collect, purify, and store water in the Himalayas, helping to conserve and regulate it. It looks like a half pack of cigarettes in fancy holders, but it’s not even the weirdest-looking skyscraper, not by a long shot. Below are some of the strange shapes that might crop up in the skyline of our more sustainable future.

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