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Lilypad by Vincent Callebaut

Project: Lilypad – A Floating Ecopolis for Ecological Refugees
Designed by Vincent Callebaut
Website: www.vincent.callebaut.org
It is common knowledge that the planet is warming, ice caps are melting, and water levels are rising. The international scientific community predicts that a temperature elevation of 1 degree C will lead to a water rise of 1 meter, resulting in massive land loss and the displacement of millions of people world wide. Vincent Callebaut, a visionary Belgian architect, is responding to this inevitability with his proposal LILYPAD, A Floating Ecopolis for Ecological Refugees. Continue for more images after the jump:

Complete project is available at Archinect.
Source | Archinect

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