FUTURE SEA CITIES: Freedom's Final Frontier in Pictures

FUTURE SEA CITIES: Freedom's Final Frontier in Pictures
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Aesthetics: "SESU Seastead" by Marko Jarvela

The "most visually appealing or enticing" entry in the Seastead Design Contest, Marko Jarvela's ambitious design imagines "a mini-society of ecologically conscious enthusiasts" living "with the minimum input from the outside civilization and the minimum ecological footprint," according to a statement by the Estonian architect.

Jarvela's proposed research center is more than metaphorically green. "Passive solar design principles have been employed," he said, "and vegetation is used extensively to control indoor climate and provide food for the inhabitants."
—Image by Marko Jarvela, courtesy Seasteading Institute
 
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