The Garage
May 17, 2011 AUTHOR: zachary CATEGORIES: Visual Reference Tags: ,

Container City

The inhabitants of Rivertown surely did their homework and caught wind of the artsy, high class version of lowdown living. (okay they definitely didn’t do any homework). But this is a great visual model of what stacks of shipping containers can look like as they are re-purposed into living quarters. I doubt the refugees in Rivertown would have access to beautiful 36″ circular windows and ikea flooring. But, I like the open doors to create balconies and entrances.

Here’s some more from wikipedia.

Here’s a link to the project site itself:

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April 8, 2011 AUTHOR: zachary CATEGORIES: Technology, Visual Reference Tags: , , ,

Kinetic Sculptures

These kinetic sculptures could be a very cool reference for the birdhouses and also for elements of the Skynests. These could be like BodyMods for buildings, where the buildings themselves are almost alive and functioning on their own – with strange organic junk sculptures that do things like power elevator-like conveyor belts.



March 1, 2011 AUTHOR: zachary CATEGORIES: Real World, Visual Reference


Rocking a double cardigan look today. Go figure.

I also happened across this awesome clip on which is pretty much a description of the evolution of Skynesting. Fast forward 40 years and you’re in Palomar City.



Background Image

This background image is concept art for District 99, aka Rivertown. The artwork was done by Sutu, who created the award-winning web series NAWLZ.


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