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Chain of tank-like fortresses would protect Japan from natural disasters and human enemies [Architecture]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

These gloomy citadels are just a concept design, one that imagines a massive defense network that could surround and defend Japan. Using a chain of breakwaters and drainage channels, these fortresses would protect the coast from tsunamis, while serving as an added layer of defense for man-made threats to the islands. More »
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Hundreds of families sign up to live in the Citadel - an armed, 'defensible' fortress community planned for Idaho

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Hundreds of families have signed up to join a new community dubbed the Citadel, an armed and 'defensible' fortress city where their freedoms and liberty will be fiercely protected.Organisers have outlined plans for a community of 3,... Read Post

Gorgeous Concept Designs for Underwater Cities

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 years ago)

While some pieces of conceptual architecture guide out imagine toward distant planets, others plunge us into the depths of the ocean. These underwater cities concepts, dreamed up by illustrators, architects, and designers, imagine t... Read Post

Sci-Fi Fortress of Skyscrapers to Surround & Defend Japan

Society & Culture : WebUrbanist (3 years ago)

This is a conceptual project with a breathtaking scope: to create a perimeter of citadels surrounding Japan, protecting the island nation above, on and below the ground. Like turrets of an impossibly large fortress, the idea (perhap... Read Post

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