Fast Forward: City in Orbit

by Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D., Senior Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 9, Pg. 84-84


Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: An architecture firm envisions how to merge space and terrestrial construction by using an orbiting asteroid as the “foundation” for a megatall tower.

Subject Headings: Architecture | Construction companies | Orbits | Asteroids, comets, and meteoroids

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