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[[Image:Shimizu megacity.gif|thumb|right|200px|The Shimizu megacity pyramid, an example of an arcology.]][[Image:Vertical farms.jpg|thumb|right|200px|a trio of vertical farms.]]An '''Arcology''' (A portmanteau that combines the words ''Architecture'' and ''Ecology'') refers to a proposed category of large scale structure capable of accommodating large numbers of residents. [[Vertical farming|Vertical farms]] are a type of arcology.
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[[Image:Shimizu megacity.gif|thumb|right|200px|The Shimizu megacity pyramid, an example of an arcology.]][[Image:Vertical farms.jpg|thumb|right|200px|a trio of vertical farms.]]An '''arcology''' (a portmanteau that combines the words ''architecture'' and ''ecology'') refers to a proposed type of large-scale structure capable of accommodating large numbers of residents. [[Vertical farming|Vertical farms]] are a type of arcology.
  
 
== Arcologies in science fiction ==
 
== Arcologies in science fiction ==
 
*Mega City One in Judge Dredd is a vast stretch of arcologies on the eastern seaboard of the former US
 
*Mega City One in Judge Dredd is a vast stretch of arcologies on the eastern seaboard of the former US
 
*Hive Worlds in [[Warhammer 40,000]] are dominated by huge arcologies known as hives
 
*Hive Worlds in [[Warhammer 40,000]] are dominated by huge arcologies known as hives
*[[Coruscant]] has its surface covered by Arcologies.
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*[[Coruscant]] has its surface covered by arcologies.
  
 
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