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meg·a·struc·ture

 (mĕg′ə-strŭk′chər)
n.
1. An extremely large building or structure.
2. A very large building, often containing modular units, designed to allow a community to be self-enclosed or self-sustaining.

megastructure

(ˈmɛɡəˌstrʌktʃə)
n
(Architecture) a very large building or complex
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Son champ d'activite concerne les megastructures, tous secteurs confondus, la construction d'infrastructures sportives, culturelles, scolaires et de logements.
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Among the movement's avatars were Paolo Soleri, whose projected Utopia, Arcosanti, only amounted to a few, odd concrete structures in the Arizona desert, and the Japanese Metabolists of the 1960s and '70s, whose plans for massive floating city-farms and modular megastructures in the sky were outlandish.
The second one is known as isolated model, where the substructures are connected with the megastructures with isolators, and the last one is called LSC model, in which all the substructures except for the substructures at the lowest level are isolated from the megastructures.
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