Was this another one of Brad Pitts ideas?
Have you people not watched Dollhouse? Your self-contained habitat needs to be built underground. Duh.
Because why should Dubai get all the gargantuan monstrocities?
All these eco-retarded structures that are coming out now are such a waste of time and computing power. As others have pointed out these pieces of crap will never be built, never. And obtw weren’t we supposed to be in flying cars by now anyways?
In this case, far wiser than the architects who dreamed up this obnoxious recreation of the giant extra-terrestrial communication machine from Contact:
And, this is why architects are designing themselves right into irrelevance.