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Vincent Callebaut's 2050 Vision of Paris as a "Smart City"

Addressing Paris’ housing and density issues, French firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures has developed a proposal for multiple high-rise buildings with positive energy output (BEPOS). Comprised of eight multi-use structures inhabiting various locations within Paris, the plan strives to address major sustainability problems affecting each district, while providing key functions for the city.

An earth-sheltered rental/apt community...holy crap, I think this is so cool! I think this is such a great idea. If done right, think of how economic and environmentally friendly these can be. And probably safe from tornados and stuff too

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