Living in the desert is no piece of cake. So to imagine a glittering city in the desert is to imagine something awesome and fantastical—and maybe a touch of crazy. Like architect Stephane Malka's, "The Green Machine," a mobile city on caterpillar treads that farms the desert as it walks.
Manuel Dominguez’s "Very Large Structure" concept dreams of nomadic cities that aren't abandoned when local resources are depleted or due to economic shifts. Instead, the cities would pick up and find a new home, allowing for the reforestation of the places they leave behind.