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Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the devastating Haitian earthquake. An estimated 250,000 homes were lost in the quake and 1,000,000 people left homeless. The good news is that people are still committed to finding a sustainable solution for the country that was rocked by this natural disaster.

Tangram 3DS floating city

Tangram 3DS

Inhabit, a blog devoted to green design, reports that architects E. Kevin Schopfer and Tangram 3DS have proposed a design for a floating city that would be fully sustainable and resistant to hurricanes and other natural disasters. Dubbed “Harvest City,” this truly unique town features farmland, homes and a canal system. While it could only house 30,000 resident, the architects hope it would serve as a new economic model for developing nations.

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7 Responses

  1. caryn says:

    Thoughts & prayers go out to the people of Haiti! Where theres a will theres a way. Things will get better.

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  4. pixelecho69 says:

    I think is a little bit scary but if the architects say its all good then ok hopefully this will be the answer to their living situation because after a year of the earthquake and they still live in tents.
    My prayers are with them.

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