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FILTRATION is a floating skyscraper envisioned to recycle garbage and clean our oceans

all images courtesy of honglin li
all images courtesy of honglin li

conceived by US-based architectural designer honglin li, ‘FILTRATION’ is a floating skyscraper imagined to clean up our seawater by recycling the plastic and debris found in the infamous ‘great pacific garbage patch’. receiving honorable mention in the evolo 2019 skyscraper competition, the modular, prefabricated waste-management and waste-to-energy megastructure proposes a solution to the global environmental and energy crisis.

all images courtesy of honglin li
all images courtesy of honglin li

to achieve the goal of cleaning up our oceans while also providing a green source of energy, honglin li has designed the FILTRATION skyscraper to contain several ‘material recovery facilities (MRF)’ and ‘water treatment plants (WTP)’. these mechanisms would make the entire power plant self-sufficient while working to recycle the ‘floating garbage continent’, which is located in the north pacific gyre.

Read on >>> Source: designboom FILTRATION is a floating skyscraper envisioned to recycle garbage and clean our oceans

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