Could Cloud Sculpting Provide The Means For Atmospheric Architecture?
Manipulating the microclimates of urban environments might allow architects new means of creating the urban mega-structures of the near future.
Awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup raised a few eyebrows at the time, but the country has proved they aren’t finished dispensing surprises. They have proposed designing a man made cloud to help keep footballers cool while competing
The “cloud,” filled with helium and built of light carbon material, would use four solar-powered engines for maneuvering between the stadium and the sun to provide shade.
With this in mind, it’s worth considering a tantalizing suggestion floated by BLDGBLG concerning the future interweaving of urban architecture and cloud architectures.