The Shimizu megacity pyramid, an example of an arcology.
a trio of vertical farms.
(a portmanteau that combines the words architecture
) refers to a proposed type of large-scale structure capable of accommodating large numbers of residents. Vertical farms
are a type of arcology.
Arcologies in science fiction
- 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
- Coruscant has its surface covered by arcologies.