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Thinking ahead. Architecture as Saviour.

How do you stop an asteroid from obliterating the Earth. Why you catch it, of course.

Massive amounts of fiber-glass padding and reinforced concrete – plus entire subterranean, manmade lakes – will deflect the tectonic pressure of the asteroid's impact, softening the outward-rippling aftershocks; the glove will even collapse in upon itself, blocking the explosion of dust that would otherwise cloud the atmosphere. Image: Michael Sorkin, Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles (with a new Dodgers Stadium) via BLDGBLOG
· Planet Glove [BLDGBLOG]