This post talks about the creation of the dome over the new city of Aquataine, preparing for the great floods. Specifically, it discusses how such a dome could be constructed over an existing city such as Baltimore.
Monorail, Monorail, I’m Talking About a Monorail!
How should we commute in an underwater city? How do we get between domes? How do I buy UNDERCURRENT? It's all here...
How does an Underwater City get Electricity?
You might have been wondering how the underwater city of Aquataine keeps the lights on. For sure, power could be supplied by an undersea power cable. That would have to have a power source, and that would probably be on the surface somewhere. The thing is, I moved the coast of the United States back … Continue reading How does an Underwater City get Electricity?
How to Evacuate an Underwater City
For those of you who have already read UNDERCURRENT, you have already had some insight into how this should work. But I want to give you a behind-the-scenes look at how the Aquataine Government set about designing the critical evacuation plan that was not used in a real emergency for ninety-five years. When that real … Continue reading How to Evacuate an Underwater City
How to Build a Dome
Let me be perfectly clear—I have never built a high-strength polymer dome over a major city. At least, I’ve never actually built a dome over an actual city. But, I did enjoy my actual time with a fictitious work crew while they taught me the basics of building a dome over a somewhat real city. … Continue reading How to Build a Dome