Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has designed “a concept for a completely self-sufficient floating city intended to provide shelter for future climate change refugees,” according to inhabitat. Even if it will never ever happen, the design is cool as hell.

“Biomimicry was clearly the inspiration behind the design. The Lilypad, which was designed to look like a waterlily, is intended to be a zero emission city afloat in the ocean. Through a number of technologies (solar, wind, tidal, biomass), it is envisioned that the project would be able to not only produce it’s own energy, but be able to process CO2 in the atmosphere and absorb it into its titanium dioxide skin. Each of these floating cities are designed to hold approximately around 50,000 people.”

This is pretty much the exact opposite of FEMA. No wonder it will never happen..

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