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Central Park Envisions As Expansive Bedrock-Covered Landscape-1

New York Horizon envisions Central Park as a bedrock-covered structure surrounded by 1000-foot glass walls

While the rest of the world is moving towards “skyscraperization”, designers Jianshi Wu and Yitan Sun are promoting a radically different idea: digging New York’s Central Park to uncover the mountain-like bedrocks lying underneath. Winner of this year’s eVolo Skyscraper Competition, their proposal, called New York Horizon, envisions the 1.3-square-mile urban park as a multi-functional…

Vincent Callebaut's Vision of Paris-6

Behold the smart, environmentally-sustainable Paris of 2050, as designed by Vincent Callebaut

Born in Belgium, Vincent Callebaut is an architect with worldwide acclaim. Known for his incredibly energy-efficient housing projects, Callebaut usually integrates uniquely futuristic designs with advanced green technology. Previously, we talked about Cairo's Gate Residence, a spectacular mixed-use complex featuring geothermal cooling, wind turbines, solar panels and even wind catchers. Well this time around, France-based…

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