arcology


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arcology

(ɑːˈkɒlədʒɪ)
npl -gies
a type of architecture concerned with the design of enormous vertical cities that maximize population density and so preserve the surrounding countrysidea city in this architectural system
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Arcology optimization and simulation framework [thesis submitted to the faculty of the graduate school of the University of Maryland, College Park, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of systems engineering master of science].
Colette van Jaarsveld, managing partner at Arcology International, which designed the eatery, commented: "When we dig deep down to the core and compare values, visions and needs, we are all the same and it is this very same spirit of 'inclusion' that we wanted to embody in Skye & Walker.
Qualifications Provide A General Description Of The Expertise Of The Team, Identifying The Individuals That Would Be Working On The Project With A Description Of Their Background, Experience, Familiarity With The Basic Concepts Of Arcology And Details Regarding Their Specific Role Proposed For The Project.
Eymeri writes that while Masdar was "supposed to attract more than 50,000 people and almost as many commuters," few businesses have arrived since the arcology opened its doors four years ago.
Perhaps here we might have a thing or two to learn from the Arcology of Paolo Soleri or the designs of R.
Paolo Soleri is an Italian architect probably best known for his concept of arcology, mixing architecture and ecology by densely concentrating human habitation and thus sparing surrounding agricultural lands and natural habitats.
Titled New Orleans Arcology Habitat, or NOAH, the sturdy triangular creation dissipates strong weather by allowing it to blow through.
The solution is arcology, the merging of urban architecture and ecology, coined by the visionary architect Paolo Soleri.
But life isn't always quite like that and Paolo Soleri's visionary arcology has still a way to go--if the site's slightly ambivalent website at www.
An arcology could become the catalyst for greater organization and intelligence, a convoluted urban landscape ripe with the opportunity to develop impulsive new relationships.
Soleri's arcology, Luke observes, "smacks of a puritan desert despotism" (p.
When New College joined, the teams included simulations of an arcology in the southwestern United States, an undersea base operated near the Arctic circle, an orbital habitat at the point of gravitational balance of the earth-moon system, an expedition to colonize Mars, and a colony constructed below the surface of the moon.