Megastructure


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Megastructure

A type of structure, popular during 1964 to 1976, in which individual buildings become merely components or lose their individuality altogether. Vast new structures were proposed to replace existing cities. Their overall purpose is to provide a total environment for work and leisure.
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Therefore, whatever is passing between us and the star is not opaque, as would be expected from a planet or alien megastructure," Boyajin said in a statement.
In the mega-sub isolation system, the substructures are connected with the megastructure by isolation devices.
More architectural megastructure than node within an ever-sprawling urban matrix, the Dallas pedestrian-way qualifies is an example of the then-emergent architectural type because of its ad hoc development, its complexity of programming, and, due to the unified if not homogenous quality of land underneath the city, the modular and repetitive nature of its accretive growth.
5 billion City Center megastructure next to the Bellagio casino will feature three new hotels and condo tower.
Fourteen partners - four in France (state, region, North Department and the Urban Community of Lille Metropole) and ten in Belgium (state, regions, Flemish and French communities, provinces and intermunicipalities) - are involved in this megastructure situated at the heart of the Brussels-Paris-London triangle.
Few of us realize that there is another kind of megastructure, a megastructure in terms of a whole environment, one of the oldest creations of man.
Hickingbotham Hall will serve as the anchor for a series of buildings known as the megastructure, which houses the majority of classroom space at Ouachita, university officials said.
But when he uses the same materials in a megastructure, paying little attention to craftsmanship or detail, he creates environments that look depressing and cheap.
Drawing inspiration from the majestic West Texas landscape, the curved, cantilevered megastructure, called Lone Star City, would be a "sleek new cyberdome, an awesome urban prototype.
They've even gone so far as to invoke an alien megastructure as a not-entirely-inconceivable perpetrator (S&T: March 2016, p.
But the explanation that has fascinated everyone is this: an orbiting alien megastructure is causing the strange flickering observed in KIC 8462852, by periodically blocking out visible light from the star.
No problem: you can double it in height by using a Yona Friedman-like cylindrical megastructure.