Swiss Death Star Is Answer To Global Warming

This starship-shaped building is designed to rescue the Swiss Alps from the effects of climate change. The region hopes this silver luxury resort, with its one Cylon-esque red eye, will help it attract visitors after there's no more snow to ski on. The Intercontinental Resort in Davos opens in 2010, but here's a mock-up from the architect's site. Image from MatteoThun.com. [NY Times]