DNA Towers, Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT), Gandhinagar, India by Ecadi Architects :: 55 floors, height 234m [Future Architecture: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-architecture/]
The Lilypad is a self-sustaining city that can travel the world’s oceans and rescue refugees from disasters and rising sea levels. They are powered thermal, tidal, solar and wind energy and house up to a half-million people each.
The hO2+ scraper proposes to break free of the urban fabric and functions as self-sufficient ambassadors in the sea. The hO2+ scraper is an autonomous floating unit of livable, functional and self sustaining space which will function, in a collective manner, as a floating city.
Morphotel a floating hotel. This concept is sort of a cross between a floating hotel and super slow cruise ship. Called the Morphotel, it has been created by Italian architect Gianluca Santosuosso for the Indian Navy Docks of Greater Mumbai. His vision calls for the Morphotel to go on an endless journey around the world, stopping occasionally in various ports to become a temporary extension of the city itself, as people and supplies come and go.| wordlessTech
Arup Envisions the Skyscrapers of 2050. It is estimated that by 2050, 75 percent of the worlds – then 9 billion strong – population will live in cities. Urban Sprawl is already problematic and planners are faced with new challenges as they aim to build towards the sky rather than the horizon. #Skyscrapers