International competition for lunar architecture Moontopia was organized by the journal Eleven. The authoritative jury which structure included employees of NASA, chose the winner from the hundreds of works submitted from different parts of the world.
1: “Test laboratory”
Monica Lipinska, Laura Nadine Oliver and Liz Inchi Ogun.
The authors of the project suggest that the first colonists built on the moon light structures from carbon fiber, created using 3D printing.
2nd place: Momentum Virium
Sergio Bianchi, Jonghak Kim, Simone, Fracasso, Alejandro Jorge Velasco Ramirez.
Base on the orbit of the satellite will allow to study its surface, to produce useful resources without changing the face of the moon.
The leader of the online vote: MODULPIA
Alessandro Georgie, Kai Feng, Suan Pan, Esteban Analuisa.
The developers propose to build houses from modular structures. The first building on the moon should be a plant for the production of modules that will built the research laboratory, and housing for the colonists.
Consolation prize: “Platinum city”
Sean Thomas Allen
This lunar city is designed for 3 thousand people. Residents will be busy mining and service space tourists.
Incentive award: “upside down”
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A group of architects from Hong Kong designed the project “inverted” colony-a testing ground for the accumulation of resources for the colonization of Mars.
Consolation prize: “Lunar eyes”
Ealing Chu, Yao Ding, Yan-FEI Jiang, Hui Chan
Chinese architects propose to build a colony in lunar craters, which would be covered with special covers to protect from asteroids.
Contender for: “Lunar oasis”
Implementation of the project of the Malaysian architect is only possible in the year 2110 – 140 years after the first landing on the moon. The main emphasis is the development of green oases on the Earth’s satellite.