Perhaps it is a law of attraction, but we are constantly looking for the next way to defy gravity. It’s as if our whole being craves that sense of freedom we feel when we are not weighed down. Lazily suspended in the Dead Sea, soaring in space, flying in planes – and then also jumping out of them. Swings, trampolines, scuba diving – all in some way give us that sense of weightlessness and the liberating feeling that comes with it. Even Archimedes had his eureka moment while floating in a bathtub. What other possibilities can our cities unlock if we combine engineering with ‘magic’ and make everything float?
February 04, 2020