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!
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.
Movie Title Montage of the Day: Watch film title design evolve before your eyes in Ian Albinson's "A Brief History of Title Design" -- compiled for the SXSW "Excellence in Title Design" competition screening.
Music: "Ghostwriter" by RJD2.
See Also: The opening title screens of every Best