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Like a mountain The structure, being 4km high and shaped like a pyramid, would act in much the same way as a mountain. We have plenty of data to draw from, with numerous mountains of similar height and shape to study. Keep in mind Everest is 8000m above sea level, our new building is half that height. Common weather patterns include: Precipitation to one ...


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Your flying insect-like creature sounds like a bee or wasp. Honeybees chew wax secretions from their bodies to attach the wax flakes to the comb, gradually building a hexagonal lattice comb. Wasps do a similar thing with wood fibers and their own saliva. This would suggest that bee-nest-like structures would be a likely design. This makes sense ...


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I highly doubt that intelligent species will spend effort to make their homes by chewing up and spitting. They may use some interesting uses for that talent, but home building is not one of them. I think you can expect structures which look like a man-made hive, where you enter the ground floor hall and access higher levels, which serve as living rooms, by ...


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You have several pretty good options that can all be done with fairly primitive technology. The forests are basically pure mud and wood. If you form the mud into blocks, then fire them with the wood in a kiln, the blocks will slightly melt together and then harden forming some pretty sturdy ceramic bricks which will not dissolve in water and be pretty hard ...


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Monuments are impressive because they are difficult / expensive to build, so using easily available local materials is not appropriate. Mighty rivers like the Amazon and Congo exist because of topography. The headwaters in higher elevations get exposed and worn down into clay, which is washed downstream and then deposited to fill in the river bed and expand ...


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