Is This Gigantic Biblically-named Floating Buoy the Key to Saving New Orleans?
Everyone who's been to reconstruct and preserve New Orleans has been going about it all wrong, apparently. While they were foolishly toiling to rebuild ...
Everyone who's been to reconstruct and preserve New Orleans has been going about it all wrong, apparently. While they were foolishly toiling to rebuild buildings damaged by Hurricane Katrina, they should have just been building a humongous, floating pool toy.
From Gizmodo:NOAH (New Orleans Arcology Habitat) is a massive, 1200-foot city within a building that's hurricane-proof and can actually float (don't worry, it's tethered to something or other). Conceptualized through a mind trust of three architectural firms, green (wind, solar and water) energies would help power the structure's 20,000 residences, 1,000,000 square feet of commercial space, school, hospital and, just for fun, 3 casinos.
Check out the video:
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
EPA Nominee May Revoke Some of California's Power to Fight Climate Change2 hours ago
With Obama Leaving, Congressional GOP Moves to Gut D.C.'s Progressive Laws1 hour ago
Affordable Housing Required for Every Town, Rules New Jersey Supreme Court1 hour ago
Where Climate Change Isn't a Partisan Issue1 hour ago
Why Maine's Governor Thinks Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Should Thank White Men1 hour ago
'Divisiveness' Drives Texas Mayor to Resign After Just 1 Month1 hour ago