Continuum VFX reel shows the secrets of creating Vancouver in 2077

It's pretty amazing how much eye-candy Continuum boasts, considering it's a relatively low-budget Canadian import. This effects reel from the VFX studio, Artifex, shows just how much digital wizardry they manage to pack into every episode. Including some stuff you probably didn't know was CG. » 9/04/13 4:00pm 9/04/13 4:00pm

China's 'farmscrapers' are highrises that will generate their own food

The Chinese city of Shenzhen recently commissioned the French firm Vincent Callebaut Architects to come up with an innovative and sustainable building solution for the growing metropolis. The result is this: The Shenzhen Asian Cairn Farmscraper project, an initiative consisting of six mix-used towers structured like… » 3/05/13 11:32am 3/05/13 11:32am

Absolutely Stunning Concept Art of Paris 2084

This is some of the most mind-blowing artwork of future cityscapes we've ever beheld. French artist Paul Chadeisson created these amazing images for the video game Remember Me, previously known as Adrift. It's a polluted, dirty, neon-soaked metropolis, full of corruption, hot latex outfits and flying vehicles. And we… » 12/28/12 4:20pm 12/28/12 4:20pm

This spectacular proposed South Korean super-city will cost $275 billion

In an effort to boost its tourism industry, South Korea is considering a project that would see the construction of a $275 billion mega-city built on the islands of Yongyu-Muui in the port city of Incheon, next to Incheon International Airport. Called 8City, the attraction is expected to create 930,000 new jobs and… » 11/08/12 5:00pm 11/08/12 5:00pm

10 Scariest Futuristic Architecture Projects

The future of architecture is lightweight, streamlined, and sleek as a cat on a hot photovoltaic roof. But sometimes, you can't help looking at these futuristic architectural designs, full of space-age supports and gravity-defying structures, and think, "No way would I ever actually go up to the top of that thing." » 2/10/11 10:00am 2/10/11 10:00am