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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Sunday, March 11, 2012

What A Load Of Garbage

TPM bring us the winners of the Architectural Wank-A-Thon 2012 Skyscraper Competition.  Most of these things look really cool and completely impossible.  They are similar to the sort of "plans" Thing One comes up with for his dream tree house.

Still this one is really cool.  It's a vertical landfill whose towering presence is to remind people about the waste they produce while simultaneously creating renewable energy.

I also liked this one.  It's designed to be a recycling plant in the middle of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

On the other hand, this one...

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