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MIT's winning solar-powered dome tree habitats for Mars mimic earthly forests

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 29, 2017 01:03 AM
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by lacygcooke@gmail.com (Lacy Cooke) last modified Nov 28, 2017

If humans start constructing cities on Mars, we have an opportunity to build sustainably from the start. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) team designed a city that mimics a forest, with solar-powered dome tree habitats connected with roots, or tunnels. Their vision, called Redwood Forest, was the first place winner in the architecture category of the Mars City Design competition. Related:




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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