Questions tagged [arcology]

The design, construction and use of constructions intended to house large numbers of people in a sustainable way. Usually on a planetary surface. For habitats in space, use [space-stations] or [space-colonization] instead.

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Would a medieval Arcology be possible?

In a barren desert, 5 cities called the desert pearls are placed like pearls on a string. Travel between the cities are done with huge pack animals who looks like a breed between elephant (mammoth) ...
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The anatomy of Arcologies?

In my space-fantasy WIP I intend to make heavy use of Arcologies. But I don't have any real information on their layout or the "plumbing". Leading here me to look for answers. What are some likely ...
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How much time would you have to build cities underground after a gamma ray burst?

So the situation, for those who aren’t familiar, is that Earth is in trouble. Again. A gamma ray burst from a dying star somewhere close by (a couple hundred to a couple thousand ly) has grazed or ...