Volcano Skyscraper Harnesses Energy from Active Volcanoes

The volcano skyscraper called VolcanElectric Mask, honorable mentioned at 2013 Skyscraper evolo Competition, is a multi-layered skin that covers a volcano, resembling a jellyfish, that purifies polluted air and harvests geothermal energy.

The designers of the VolcanElectric MaskJing Hao, Zhanou Zhang, Xingyue Chen, Jiangyue Han, Shuo Zhou, from China, propose a structure over a volcano to harness the power from the volcano’s heat in calm periods to give clean electric power to surrounding areas.



The system can also collect tephra during an eruption, keeping it out of the skies.

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