snap shots from a post oil city
However many stories a building is above ground, it has the
same amount of levels below ground. Cool conditions below could
be be used to heat the levels above and vice versa.
Material excavated would be used to form structure to eliminate
transport of materials in and waste away.
Sub-ground levels could be partially used as a service zone
to help centralise a buildings services.
Decentralised power suppliears. All buildings have the
ability to generate power and pump it onto the grid to
recieve money. This will propmote individuals and small
businesses to come up with new power generations ideas.
Chilled/heated hollow structural members to maximise the
effectiveness and efficiency of heating/cooling systems.
Fish and Chips
Living aquariums in water tanks to provide food and assist
in processing grey water - breaking down sewerage.
Guys With Guns
Hired guns to protect energy stores and steal other
High Rise Farms
Farms in the inner city to remove the energy needed to
transport goods from the country into town
Reintroduction of localised manufacturing industry rather
than a service based economy as produce must be
sourced locally to eliminate shipping and its associated
An organic building - elements of the building are growing
plants. Grow in spring to provide shade in summer and
then harvested in autumn to provide fuel for heatung in
winter. Could also provide food
All waste from the building is incinerated on site. This
eliminates the need for garbage removal and could be
used to generate power. A filtration or storage devise
would be required to eliminate pollution.