A new city is being constructed in China which is a COVID-Proof smart city and in case of future lockdowns. Designed by Spanish architect firm Guallart Architects, the city is designed for people to live comfortably in case of future lockdowns.
The self-sufficient cities will feature apartments with big balconies, there will be a garden full of vegetables, pool and drone friendly terrace, a food market, school and colleges, workspaces and solar panels will be present.
The new city has a feature called “internal metabolic system” which is helpful for sustainability. Which will integrate energy production, help in water recycling, food production.
The architect firm who is building this new city said: “Our proposal stems from the need to provide solutions to the various crises that are taking place in our planet at the same time, to create a new urban life-based in the circular bioeconomy that will empower cities and communities.”
The hi-tech city will allow the citizens to live in the buildings in case of future lockdowns and the complexes will have wooden apartments, rooftop farms and renewable energy and also huge space in apartments where people can easily work from home.
“We wanted to make a manifesto of those things that we thought were important during the lockdown and in the future,” said the architect firm head.
The idea of building a new city was developed by Chinese President Xi Jinping as a new standard in the post-COVID-era.