Riverside Views in a Thriving Halo World

You can see the entire grand sweep of the curving cities, which occupy one small space in the habitat ring around the planet Abalakin. What's great about this image from concept designer Alexander Preuss is the way he manages to capture the vast distances and strange, bulging infrastructure that would be part of a… » 3/28/08 7:00am 3/28/08 7:00am

One Million Londoners Will Live in a Single Tower

London has to provide housing for a million more people by 2016, taking into account new arrivals, plus old-timers who need an upgrade. Since space is limited, UK company Popularchitecture is proposing a 5,000-foot high tower that would house pretty much everybody all in one shot—and reduce four city neighborhoods to… » 3/25/08 8:40am 3/25/08 8:40am