A Possible Glimpse At Our Future Space Cities

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After years of building beautiful structures around the globe, architectural giant Norman Foster has revealed that he wants to build on the moon. Do these examples of his work suggest the shape of lunar cities to come?


Foster's involvement in the European Aurora programme, which would see his company adapt materials found in space for use in building permanent structures on the moon, shouldn't come as a complete surprise; he's revealed an interest in space travel before, already designing the first private spaceport in the world. But if his tender is accepted, what will his designs look like? Here are some potential hints, in the form of some of his impressive earthbound creations.

Lord Norman Foster plans to build on the moon [Guardian]



I support his dream to build on the moon. In fact, I volunteer to go. Lets see my debt collectors reach me up there. HA HA.