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Imagined 2012

Designers and futurists are offering insight into what's to come

Implications - A range of mass scale innovations and designs are expected to be created by 2012, and an endless stream of promises are being made for the changes we should expect. In the next three years, the world is hopeful to see many more green innovations and dedicated advances to help moderate climate change.
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Indoor City 2
Indoor City 2
Crystal Island in Moscow
At 1500ft (450m) high, the Crystal Island project won’t be the tallest piece of architecture on the planet, but covering 27 million sq ft (2.5 million sq. m) of floor space, it will be gimungeous. Basically,… MORE
Super Hybrid Cars
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
The Antro Solo from Hungary is a gas-electric hybrid car with a unique power arrangement that also utilizes solar energy. When all power sources fail, you can even peddle your way. The Antro Solo seats… MORE
$4 Million Space Hotel
$4 Million Space Hotel
Galactic Suite To Open In 2012
"Imagine being in a weightless spa watching 15 sunsets in one day." Tired of Earth based hotels? A Barcelona based group is planning on launching a space hotel called "Galactic Suite" with an opening date… MORE
MGM Mirage Abu Dhabi
MGM Mirage Abu Dhabi
$3B Luxury Resort by 2012
MGM Mirage announced its plans today to construct a $3 billion luxury resort in the United Arab Emirates. The Las Vegas hotel and casino anticipates construction to be completed by 2012, at which point… MORE
Phones of 2012
Phones of 2012
Express, Share & Feel
Finnish company Provoke Design, one of Nokia's main design contractors, has created three concept phones that represent their vision of mobile phone design in 2012. The prototypes will be on display at… MORE
Flying Casinos
Flying Casinos
Airbus A380 Spark Interest in Asian Markets
There is interest in turning the double-decker Airbus A380 into the world’s first flying casino. Major airlines have not been interested in this project, but interested customers are located in Asia,… MORE
Flatpack Stadiums
Flatpack Stadiums
2012 London Olympics Architecture
The 2008 Beijing Olympics haven't even begun, and already there's buzz about the 2012 London Olympics. The plans for the flatpack stadium were unveiled and they're quite remarkable, and make perfect sense.… MORE
Backyard Reactors by 2012
Backyard Reactors by 2012
Hyperion Power Generation
Hey kids, make your own nuclear power for your community. On the drawing boards of Hyperion Power Generation is a portable nuclear reactor about the size of a hot tub. Bury it in the back yard, fill up… MORE
World's Longest Arch Bridge
World's Longest Arch Bridge
667 Meter Bridge in Dubai
On why Dubai would want the longest arch bridge in the world and spend lots of money on it, I wouldn't know. The most publicized emirate in the UAE has already chosen the New York architectural firm FXFOWLE… MORE
Google's Lunar Lure
Google's Lunar Lure
$30M For Private Landing
Google and the X-Prize Foundation have launched a contest offering $12 million to the first group to perform a series of tasks on a private moon landing. The contest will run until 2012, at which time… MORE
Faster Broadband in the UK
Faster Broadband in the UK
BT Announces up to 100 MB/s
By 2012, BT Telecom aims to release its fastest broadband ever, following a projected investment of £1.5 billion which will reach up to 10 million users. This is great news for computer lovers, but it… MORE
Multicultural Event Planning
Multicultural Event Planning
Toilets at 2012 Olympics to Face Away from Mecca
Toilets at the London 2012 Olympic Games will be built facing away from Mecca so that Muslims do not have to face their holy city when sitting on the loo. The Olympic Delivery Authority, the team behind… MORE

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