Floating cities of the future

August 1, 2012

The Seascraper, a self-sufficient community of homes, offices, and recreational space (credit: William Erwin and Dan Fletcher, eVolo)

Touted as an eco-friendly floating city, the Seascraper  is among concepts for sustainable offshore settlements described by National Geographic.

“With more than seven billion people on the planet, mass migrations to cities, and increased risks of flooding and sea level rise, more and more architects and innovators seem to be weighing anchor,” NatGeo says.