"Futuristic Carbon-neutral City"

"Futuristic Carbon-neutral City"

{Biomorphic Design}

Instructor: Kathryn Foley | Nick DePace

2017 Spring Thesis

Individual Work

How to force naturally occurring patterns or shapes of living organisms (radiolaria and algae) onto functional structure (accelerate CO2 absorption)?

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Global CO2 Footprint

Limitation of landscape methodology

Limitation of landscape methodology

6th Avenue, Midtown Manhattan, 39th St. - 59th St. (One of the most CO2 footprints in New York City)

6th Avenue, Midtown Manhattan, 39th St. - 59th St. (One of the most CO2 footprints in New York City)

Buildings' CO2 footprints come from usage

Buildings' CO2 footprints come from usage

Bio-mechanism research on radiolaria and algae (which has 200 times ability in CO2 absorption than certain trees)

Bio-mechanism research on radiolaria and algae (which has 200 times ability in CO2 absorption than certain trees)

Metabolic module logic

Metabolic module logic

Metabolic mechanism inside

Metabolic mechanism inside

Futuristic carbon-neutral city system

Futuristic carbon-neutral city system

Futuristic carbon-neutral city scenario

Futuristic carbon-neutral city scenario