Architect Vincent Callebaut has unveiled Aequorea, a 3D-printed skyscraper village that is not only capable of holding up to 20,000 people, but are also self-sufficient and reduce Earth’s carbon footprint. These jellyfish-inspired oceanscrapers have above-surface entrance and docks, with the structure spiraling down to depths of 1,000-meters where you’ll find homes, offices, workshops, science laboratories, sea farms, agricultural areas, as well as shared orchards. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Air is renewed naturally by convection through wind chimneys found in the tower or by an oxygen station. And Mr. Callebaut says food comes from coral reefs, farming fields and fishing. He said it is possible to farm fruit and vegetables inside the eco-villages as well as fishing in the ocean. Mr. Callebaut also suggests that these eco-villages, which are 500 metres wide and have 250 floors, are spread across the world’s major oceans,” reports The Daiy Mail.