Definition of arcology in English:


Line breaks: ar|cology
Pronunciation: /ɑːˈkɒlədʒi

noun (plural arcologies)

  • An ideal integrated city contained within a massive vertical structure, allowing maximum conservation of the surrounding environment.
    More example sentences
    • Massive arcologies looming in the distance, like small mountains covered in billions of tiny lights.
    • In the short term, have several self-sustaining arcologies / ecologies throughout the solar system.
    • The island lay in one of the chains near the capital arcology, its entire surface turned into a full golf course.


1969: blend of architecture and ecology.

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