Designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures, The Lilypad is "a floating ecopolis for climate refugees," a sustainable city designed accommodate an anticipated 50,000 people displaced by a (hypothetical) global warming-induced apocalypse. San Francisco's answer to real estate shortages, rent control, and homelessness? Nah— it'll block the views.
· LILYPAD: Floating City for Climate Change Refugees [Inhabitat]
[images via Vincent Callebaut Architectures]