Japan

X Seed 4000 . . . For Real @@?!

I don’t know if i will be alive to witness the opening of this massive tall building but it seems that they’re working on it! As they say, the structure of the building has been finished and they expect the opening of the building in 2110 (allah ya36eena el3omer nshallah :P)

The X-Seed 4000 is the tallest building ever fully envisioned, meaning that the designs for construction have been completed. The idea was initially created and developed by Peter Neville.

The X-Seed 4000 “is never meant to be built,” says Georges Binder, managing director of Buildings & Data, a firm which compiles data banks on buildings worldwide. “The purpose of the plan was to earn some recognition for the firm, and it worked.”

Its proposed 4000m (2.485 miles) height, 6 km (3.728 miles) wide sea-base, and 800 floor capacity could accommodate five hundred thousand to one million inhabitants.

It was designed for Tokyo, Japan by the Taisei Corporatiom in 1995 as a futuristic environment combining ultra-modern living and interaction with nature.

Unlike conventional skyscrapers, the X-Seed 4000 would be required to actively protect its occupants from considerable air pressure gradations and weather fluctuations along its massive elevation. Its design calls for the use of solar power to maintain internal environmental conditions. Also, the proposed area is situated on The Pacific Ring of Fire, which is the most active volcano range in the world so XSEED 4000 would be subject to tsunamis and earthquakes.

A sea-based location and a Mount Fiji shape are some of this building’s other major design features — the real Mount Fuji is land-based and is 3776 m (1.725 miles) high, nearly 224 m shorter than X-Seed 4000. The X- SEED 4000 is projected to be twice the height of the Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid at 2004 m, this structure could be complete by 2110 which leaves a date for the X-Seed 4000 possible in the 22nd or 23rd century and maybe a project on such a scale as the terraforming of planets like Mars and Venus. Other projects that may be in the top five man made structures are the Dubai City Tower (2400m)and the Bionic Tower (1128m) in either Hong Kong or Shanghai These structures will be in Asia.

Some estimate that the cost to construct the X-Seed 4000 structure may be somewhere between US$300–900 billion, in 2006 dollars ($324 billion–$972 billion in 2010).

Categories: Art, creativity, Japan, Skyscrapers | 2 Comments

Know The Future? . . . No Thanks!

Have You ever wondered about the Future?

I came a cross this post on blushberry about this new TV show called Flash Forward . . . and since i’m a TV junkie, i thought let’s give it a try, and Joseph Fiennes is the lead actor, my my my! Let me tell you this, i got hooked up by the twists and events that happen episode after episode . . . it’s not dull or boring! every episode gets more exciting than the other!

 

FlashForward is about the whole world having a blackout for about 2 min and 17 secs and seeing their future 6 months from the present . . . What interests me in this TV show is how people get freaked out about the future and how far they can take it to prevent it for some and to make it happen for others! We’ve always wondered about the future, and we always want to know what does it hold for us? and some may do the extreme just to figure out some pieces . . . but no thanks! after watching the reality of knowing the future (The TV shows is so real, you would notice yourself inside all the events or relate to one of the characters), i would like to live day by day not knowing what may happen to me 6 months from now or even 6 years.

 

 

The cast is excellent . . . everybody portrays his/her role in such a way that will make you think no other actor/actress will do it better . . . some of the actors you have seen on LOST, that wouldnt be a surprise because FlashForward comes from the same network ABC . . . let’s just hope they wont take it to the extreme and make it boring just like they have done with LOST! which is FINALLY going to end.

Watch FlashForward Online

 

Categories: creativity, drama, Entertainment, Hollywood, Japan, TV show | 13 Comments

زيارة المقابر على الطريقة اليابانية

 

أهم شي!! دخل كرتك و يفتحلك القبر … ماني عارفة شقول الصراحة؟؟

 

 

^_^

Categories: Cemetery, creativity, Graves, Japan, Technology, tragedy | 6 Comments

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