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Recycled Slum Skyscrapers

The Tomorrow Skyscraper is Designed to Make Slum Life Safer

— September 30, 2010 — Eco
Italian architects Diego D’Agostino and Enrica Papa have designed the Tomorrow Skyscraper in an effort to increase the quality of life for people living in the world's slums. The Tomorrow Skyscraper would be a prefabricated structure with housing units made of recycled materials.

The Tomorrow Structure would have units added and subtracted in accordance with demand. If the economic situation in a slum gets better then the building could be broken down and moved to another city or country. Check out the links to learn more.
Trend Themes
1. Sustainable Housing - The Tomorrow Skyscraper's use of recycled materials presents an opportunity for the development of more sustainable housing solutions in slums.
2. Flexible Architecture - The Tomorrow Skyscraper's modular design offers potential for creating adaptable and customizable living spaces that can be easily adjusted based on changing demands.
3. Global Slum Development - The concept of relocatable and scalable slum skyscrapers presents an innovative approach to addressing the challenges of urbanization and poverty in different regions worldwide.
Industry Implications
1. Construction - The construction industry can explore opportunities in utilizing recycled materials for building sustainable and flexible housing structures like the Tomorrow Skyscraper.
2. Urban Planning - Urban planners can study the Tomorrow Skyscraper concept as a potential solution for improving living conditions in slums and developing more efficient urban settlements.
3. Social Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurs can leverage the idea of scalable slum skyscrapers to create impactful business models aimed at improving the lives of slum residents and promoting sustainable urban development.
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