"Megastructures: The Visual Encyclopedia" is part science book, part inspirational artbook. It contains everything from orbiting space habitats to solar system spanning stellar engineering projects. Each of the 39 structures in the encyclopedia includes a scientific explanation, followed by paintings and diagrams that bring the concept to life.
The complete list of structures is below...
Alderson Disk, Arcology, Artificial Sun, Bernal Sphere, Bishop Ring, Ceiling City, Cloud City, Discworld, Dyson Sphere, Ecumenopolis, Floating City, Fusion Candle, Gas Giant Refinery, Hoopworld, Interstellar Highway, Krasnikov Tube, Launch Loop, Matrioshka Brain, Megatall Skyscraper, Movable City, Nicoll-Dyson Laser, O'Neill Cylinder, Orbital Ring, Polyhedral Habitat, Ringworld, Rungworld, Shell World, Shkadov Thruster, Skyhook, Space Elevator, Space Farm, Stanford Torus, Star Lifter, Star Tram, Topopolis, Underground City, Undersea Habitat, Warp Gate, Worldhouse Roof
As well as text and illustrations from Neil Blevins, it also includes guest paintings from a number of amazing artists, including Col Price, Andy Proctor, Jeremy Cook, Ken Fairclough and Jullius Granada, all veterans of some of the biggest names in film and videogames.
To see more artwork from the book, visit http://www.neilblevins.com/books/megastructures/megastructures.htm
Finally available in digital form, purchase whichever version works best for you, pdf or a physical copy.
- Size117 MB
- Length61 pages