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									   “Algae City”
   responds to the new challenges, regarding energy
   consumption and containment of devastating urban
   sprawl.                                                                                                                                                                                        Roof:
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Local production of fruits,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  vegetables and poultry                                                                             Photovoltaic panels + Upper reservoir of rain water

   A high-density intervention of self-sufficient modules
   based on public infrastructures for transport, food                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Recycling plant +
   production and clean hydrogen energy from algae.                                                                      Plattforms:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Construction Industry (Modules + Panels)

                                                                                                                         Mechanized urban soil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Waste Treatment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Facility




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Central Park (level +52.00):
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Forum + Sports + Market (level +26.00)




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   1   Plattforms: Infrastructure as Urban Soil
   2   Modules: Variation and Mutability
   1+2 The City: Extreme Density and Urbanity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Deep perforation:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     extraction of minerals + Geothermal energy




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Integrated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Transport
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   terminal




                                                                                                                                                        Hydrogen Generator System:
                                                                                                                                                        filtration; compression and storage                                                                                                            Canal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Aquatic farming:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cultivation in water environment



Hydrogen Plant: Algae Tanks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Elevated structural connection:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Train, Bicycle lanes, Pedestrians                       Co-operative enterprise: Agro-industry




                                                                                                                                                                                The choice of the site                                                            The Cell                                                                                  Environmental performance – Operational systems
                                                                                                                                                                                The challenge, outlined by the competition, induced us to elaborate the           Every cell should accommodate 50,000 inhabitants on a projected                           Anticipating the end of the Oil Age, the proposed city is based primarily
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                                                                      11                                                                                                        idea of a conscious intervention: to associate the cities of the future with      area of 1 square kilometer (100 Ha). Its morphology provokes a rational                   on the productive capacity of common green algae (Chlamy domonas
                                                                                                                                                                                an inefficient existing settlement, having the intention of turning the tide.     occupation of the territory (containment). Here the Compact City concept                  reinhardt ii): “Algae Town”.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  evolves to the concept of Superstructure, where the characteristics of
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  12                                                                                                                                                                            It is known that small and middle-size towns will absorb a substantial part       density and urbanity are led to the extreme.                                              Research in progress, which analyses the manipulation of Hydrogenase,
                                                                                                                                                                                of the world’s population growth. For this reason we adopt the case of this                                                                                                 minimizing the sensibility of the algae to O2, points out the feasibility in
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                                                                                                                                                                                town, situated in an important estuary lagoon: an extraordinary landscape,        Large super-positioned surfaces: the piling of installed plattforms                       the near future of big-scale industrial production of Hydrogen from green
                                                                                                                                                                                rich in water resources, at a distance of only 90 km of the state capital.        constitutes the urban soil of this Cell.                                                  algae, in controlled biological processes (bio-photolysis): Hydrogen Plant.
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                                                                                                                                                                                Extrapolating the existing occupation model for another 15 years, the
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                                                                                                                                                                                urbanized area will have increased over 100 percent, with growing                 Each Plattform functions as an extensive gallery of urban services,                       The Hydrogen Generator System will be the basis of the city’s energy
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                                                                                                                                                                                dependence on vast agricultural areas, as well as the continental network         capable of supporting the continuous changes of occupation, intrinsic of                  supply. The storage capacity in high-pressure tanks provides conditions to
                                                                                                                                                                                of energy supply.                                                                 city dynamics (mutability). Its form of occupation is not predetermined:                  bridge eventual crises, as well as a better control of the relation production
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the rules for use and occupation are to be permanently discussed by the                   vs. consumption.
          03                                                                                                                                                                    The local network                                                                 community: Participation.
                                                                            01   Estuary lagoon                                                                                 We propose an infrastructural intervention: a local network that associates                                                                                                 The energy for the Cell should come from other sources as well,
                  10                                                        02   Ocean                                                                                          the existing settlement to a more productive model, absorbing the                 Understanding that the global environmental crisis has the same social                    establishing a healthy balance of clean energy sources: Deep perforation;
                                                                       02   03   Port City 160,000 inhabitants               45.38 km2 35.25 inhab. / ha (gross area)           population growth in a planned and sustainable manner, containing the             causes as the current crisis of public space in our cities, we conceive a                 Solar farming, Maritime (tidal wave) Plants, and Bio-diesel made of
                                                                            04   Coastal city 40,000 inhabitants             34.29 km2 11.66 inhab. / ha (gross area)
                                                                            05   Island settlement 600 inhab.                00.39 km2 15.38 inhab. / ha (gross area)           expansion of the urban sprawl.                                                    city that seeks to reestablish the relationship between the individual and                discharge of exceeding algae in sewerage ponds.
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                                        14                                  06   Urban Cells 50,000 inhabitants              01.00 km2 50.00 inhab. / ha (gross area)                                                                                             public realm. Public space is the protagonist of this structure, creating an
                                                                            07   Elevated structural connection: train, bicycle lanes, pedestrians
                       04                                                   08   New port platform
                                                                                                                                                                                This small network, which includes 4 autarkic cells, is inserted in the           intense and diverse urban environment.                                                    There is not enough constant air movement to justify the exploration of
                                                                                                                                                                                landscape in a straightforward way. Besides the environmental and social                                                                                                    wind energy.
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                                                                                 Algae based energy production: Hydrogen Plant + Sewage Treatment + Bio-diesel
                                                                                 Zone for high-intensity agriculture: lowlands (hydro-ponic)
                                                                                 Zone for high-intensity agriculture: highlands (irrigation)
                                                                                                                                                                                benefits, the intervention offers the site a visibility within the global                                                                                                                                                                ENTRY
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                                                                                 National Park: permanent preservation area
                                                                                 Parking lot terminals
                                                                                                                                                                                panorama (feasibility on the global market of cities).
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                                                                            14   Tidal wave energy plant
                                                                      Floor Occupation                 Fluxes

                                                                                                       Ramp system (i = 3.5%)
                                                                      Plattforms: Infrastructure       Pedestrian walkways
                                                                                                       Bicycle lanes
                                                                      Area for construction            Escalators
                                                                      (potential)                      Mobile sidewalks

                                                                                                       Electric train
                                                                                                       Integrated Transport Terminal:
                                                                                                       River Port + Train Station
                                                                                                       Zeppelin port

                                                                                                       Elevators
                                                                                                       Primary elevator group
Level 54.00m                          Level 80.00m    Level 106.00m




                                                                      Occupation of the platforms      System of Energy Generation

                                                                      Central Urban Facilities         Hydrogen Generator System:
                                                                      Park, Market, Farm, Sports       Hydrogen Plant (Seaweed tanks)
                                                                      Facilities                       Purification (Filter + Compressor)
                                                                                                       Storage (High-pressure tanks)
                                                                      Hospital                         Conversion (Fuel Cell)

                                                                      University                       Solar Energy System:
                                                                                                       Photovoltaic panels
                                                                      Library
                                                                                                       Geothermal System:
                                                                      Local Production of Fruits,      Caption
Level 132.00m                         Level 158.00m   Level 184.00m   Vegetables and Poultry
                                                                                                       Maritime System:
                                                                      Large Infrastructural and        Floatation tanks
  Plattforms Occupation                                               Production Facilities:           Generators
  Walkways                                                            Hydrogen Plant, Agriculture,
  Parks                                                               Industry, Waste Treatment        Bio-diesel:
  Squares                                                                                              Extraction Tanks
                                                                      Urban Facilities:                Filtration
  Area for construction (potential)                                   School, Cultural Centre, Movie   Storage
                                                                      Theatre, Commercial Centre
                                                                                                       Distribution Network
                                                                                                       (electricity)




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