Sunday, January 3, 2010

DUNE: arenaceous anti-desertification architecture

"For an ambitious landscape design project, Magnus Larsson, a student at the Architectural Association in London, has proposed a 6,000km-long wall of artificially solidified sandstone architecture that would span the Sahara Desert, east to west, offering a combination of refugee housing and a "green wall" against the future spread of the desert." (bldg blog)
Read ccmplete article at BLDG BLOG.

Also read about the limited success, conventional green barriers such as ‘Barrage Vert’ in Algeria and China’s ‘Green Wall’ having against desertification.

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