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Back in the '70s, NASA Ames Research Center commissioned a couple of space colony studies which resulted in these retro-futuristic artistic renderings of space habitats that can house about 10,000 people. Click through for more examples!

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Yi Yvonne Weng's Explorative Canopy Trail is a conceptual design for an ecological research facility that would stay suspended in mid-air by a web of synthetic fibres and steel supports in a tropical jungle, allowing scientists to study and easily harvest the medicinal plants and live out of lightweight pod quarters in the canopy.