A group of Japanese architects have their sights set on a gigantic underwater metropolis that could be the world’s first real-life Atlantis.
The Ocean Spiral City, designed by the engineering firm Shimizu Corporation, looks a bit like the Eden Project attached to a helter-skelter or a Turkey Twizzler.
It would rely on the resources of the ocean to operate and sail slowly around the world 2.5 miles beneath the surface of the water.
The spiral city could be a fix for climate change, as it will apparently create renewable energy using ocean thermal energy conversion, which creates electricity from the different levels of ocean temperature via a generator. Read more »