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Lunar economic zone by Zhan Wang

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Architectural Association graduate Zhan Wang has produced an animation depicting a fictional technotopian future scenario in which China has built a giant port to distribute minerals mined from the moon.

Zhan Wang’s Lunar Economic Zone project imagines a celebration taking place in Shenzhen in the year 2028 to mark the arrival of the first shipment of lunar minerals.

The animation portrays the architecture and infrastructure required by such a system and the way the parade might be propagandised to present China’s technological and economic prowess through the lens of the global media.

See the full story on Dezeen: http://j.mp/1AcZmVt

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Thomas Heatherwick unveils “sunken oasis” for Abu Dhabi


News: British designer Thomas Heatherwick has revealed plans to create a cavernous public park in Abu Dhabi beneath a fragmented canopy resembling the cracked surface of the Arabian desert. (more…)

By: Dezeen
Via: Feedbin Starred Entries
Source: http://www.dezeen.com/2014/04/23/thomas-heatherwick-unveils-sunken-oasis-for-abu-dhabi/