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"...The concept project commissioned by the chemical company Hoechst AG, in a idea to build an inhabitable area that by its design within the natural environment, would be defined as harsh and unlivable. Impractical as a city housing 40,000 people without protection. Unless it was shielded, the engineering plan was to form a 2km inflated dome over the city complex, an enclosed self sufficient eco-centre without relying on the outside environment for resources. Heating and energy of the dome would occur from nuclear powered generators, and it has to be reminded that at that time of the early 70's we were still amidst a dream of the nuclear age, despite the cold war – for peaceful purposes, it heralded the chance to have unlimited clean power. This was the hope of an idea of spreading out the growing population, in a sense relocating the populus of established cities to different parts on the Earth, whilst separation our encroachment onto the natural flora..."
Images: Frei Otto 'Artic City' (1970)
From the article "Monuments of architecture and creators of the transcendence - Doomsday Structures (Part 5) - Arctic City"
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A "ball" of rubberbands | Submission for an assignment to design a large-span roof structural system, under the Advanced Structures course in @sciarc. The design intention is to achieve a lightweight, flexible and aesthetically elegant system for a soccer stadium.
Instructor: Greg Otto
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On November 14th New Rochelle Firefighters responded to a 911 call for a house fire located at 39 Holly Drive. Thank you to Yonkers Fire Department for the mutual aid coverage. #structure#fire#2ndalarm