Autonomous robots weaving bamboo living structures for humans on Mars. That’s what a pair of Malaysian designers have proposed.
The Seed of Life conceptual colony, envisioned by Zaki and Amir Amzar, would feature buildings made of bamboo farmed on the red planet – avoiding the need to ship material from Earth.
“After doing a lot of research on Mars colonization, we realized that half of the ideas would go about deploying fully synthetic materials made on earth to build shelters, while the other half is about using the locally available regolith,” Zaki and Amzar told Dezeen. “We tried to find something in between, a balance of natural material from earth and advanced technology.”
The duo says the idea is meant to be thought provoking.
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