How One Architect Imagines The Future Of Sustainable Cities | Say hello to "oceanscrapers." | If you think of the city of the future as being filled with impossibly tall skyscrapers, think again. Instead, we could one day become people of the sea who live in "oceanscrapers." [Futuristic Architecture: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-architecture/ Floating Buildings: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/floating/]
Back to the Future...2045: What will the world look like in 30 years?
Futurologist Dr Pearson believes that by 2045, supertall buildings (illustrated) will have artificial intelligence 'personalities' and will be able to 'talk' to people. Homes and offices will collect and process data from various sensors to flag up when repairs are needed or when the heating needs to be turned on [Futuristic Architecture: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-architecture/]
Aequorea: Amazing futuristic architecture concept by Vincent Callebaut
Olympic Park Observation Tower, Beijing, China designed by Shi Yingfang, Li Lei and Wen Yaling, height 243m. Construction began in 2008, to coincide with that year's Summer Olympics and completed/opened in 2014. It is used strictly for observation; there is no provision for offices or apartments. 258 metres (846 ft) in height, its design, with 4 smaller circular floors at different heights and positions below a larger top floor, is meant to echo the Olympic rings.