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Buildings, houses etc
« on: December 02, 2021, 12:26:16 PM »
So you want to live on a spaceship ?

Well, it can be done Ö you just need an imaginative architect & a skilled builder ... & money.
Many spaceships are just realistically too big to build on Earth but there are a few that are possible & affordable.

While quite expensive, the 2001 Space Odyssey "Aries" Moon-lander is do-able within larger budgets.

The Space 1999 "Eagle" transporter would make a nice small home for a reasonable budget.  Like many short-stay tourist parks, you could even use shipping containers as a basis.

Install the utilities & foundation pads on your land as usual so your neighbours donít suspect then build modules off-site & silently crane it in during the dark of night Ö.. in the morning neighbours wake up to a spaceship next door !!
« Last Edit: December 02, 2021, 12:29:16 PM by raafif »

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Re: Buildings, houses etc
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2021, 02:08:09 AM »
 :smiley:
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2021, 02:09:20 AM »
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Re: Buildings, houses etc
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2021, 10:20:56 AM »
My favourite old site is The VENUS PROJECT.  Many sci-fi buildings, high-rise, private homes & undersea cities.  Unfortunately most of Fresco's designs are not on the site anymore.  Fresco was an aerospace engineer as well as a cyber-sociologist & many other things -- his buildings, could all have been built with 1960s technology.  Tho his giant construction-machines, submarines, super-trains etc will only become possible perhaps after the next 50+ years.

https://www.thevenusproject.com/resource-based-economy/environment/circular-city/

Parts of the interior of the StarTrek NG Enterprise look very nice for my "future house" :-*
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Re: Buildings, houses etc
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2021, 01:28:45 AM »
Indeed - I have his book "The Best That Money Canít Buy"
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Re: Buildings, houses etc
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2021, 01:37:33 AM »
In a somewhat similar vein was The Millennial Project by Marshall T. Savage:



And in particular the "Aquarius" chapter with floating cities:



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Re: Buildings, houses etc
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2021, 05:11:23 AM »
A few of Fresco's designs, some are bit too 1950s but others are still good today.

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Re: Buildings, houses etc
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2021, 05:17:01 AM »
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