Posted by: Nar Williams | June 17, 2008

Picture(s) of the Week: The Lilypad Floating Ecopolis

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Lilypad Ecopolis

Belgian designer Vincent Callebaut calls the auto-sufficient amphibious city Lilypad a “floating ecopolis for climate refugees”. The floating structure is “directly inspired by the highly ribbed leaf of the great lilypad of Amazonia Victoria Regia increased 250 times.”

You can read all about it and view an astonishing gallery of the city’s design right here.

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  1. […] the highly ribbed leaf of the great lilypad of amazonia victoria regia increased 250 times.??? …http://achievenerdvana.com/2008/06/17/pictures-of-the-week-the-lilypad-floating-ecopolis/Read “RE: The floating cities that could one day house climate change refugees” at Health, Science & […]


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