From Floating Forest Architecture to Eco Villages

By: Josh Mears - Published: Jan 30, 2012
The eco movement is in full swing and as such, self-sustaining skyscrapers are becoming in-demand. Since so much of the world's population resides in urban areas, it's important to incorporate eco-friendly and sustainable practices into the development and functionality of architecture in these urban areas.

From lily pad architecture to floating eco villages and solar-powered cities, it's evident that society is moving towards a greener future and these self-sustaining skyscrapers are just one avenue we've begun to explore. In the future, energy-guzzling buildings won't mark the skylines; they'll be replaced by cutting edge architecture that has a positive environmental impact. Stats for 21 Self-Sustaining Skyscrapers Trending: Older & Buzzing
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