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  • Top Luxury
    Top Luxury  Hace un año +728

    Which of these towers did you like the most? 🤔👇

  • Ilko Allexandroff
    Ilko Allexandroff Hace un año +4064

    Imagine you have to buy a warm jacket in the summer just to visit a friend on the 4562 floor of the X-Seed!

    • F3arl3ss
      F3arl3ss Hace 22 días

      @Nick r/wooosh

    • ManD Productions
      ManD Productions Hace 26 días

      Lmao!!! Real shit

    • Yeetman 94
      Yeetman 94 Hace un mes

      Or the 10,000 meter building

    • Anders Kjærgaard
      Anders Kjærgaard Hace un mes

      Imagine being in an elevator for like an hour just to get your House in the x-seed if you lived at the top

    • ze homies _
      ze homies _ Hace un mes

      @Nick bruuuh

  • Trey Pearce
    Trey Pearce Hace 6 meses +326

    In elementary school, I drew a rollercoaster that went to the moon and back. I could redraw the concept for your next video if you like.

    • Kiriu Xeosa
      Kiriu Xeosa Hace un día

      My rollercoaster would let you do that too but it looks like a dragon so its cooler!

    • Ivo Budinovič
      Ivo Budinovič Hace 4 meses

      🤣exactly

    • Troll Warzone
      Troll Warzone Hace 5 meses +3

      @Music tunes yikes..

    • Music tunes
      Music tunes Hace 5 meses +12

      Same but it went to uranus

    • Trevor Omondi
      Trevor Omondi Hace 6 meses +7

      😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂cut the man some slack

  • Danavi Puzzles
    Danavi Puzzles Hace 7 meses +20

    Very interesting video and concepts, but considering that I generally don't like going higher than the 4th floor, I think I'll pass on going into any of these structural contraptions if they're ever built.

    • Electrico yt
      Electrico yt Hace 11 días

      Yea i already feel unconfortable in the 5th or 6th floor

  • Lucek
    Lucek Hace 8 meses +334

    Or just build environmental friendly Forest-cities ;)

    • TONY MONTANA
      TONY MONTANA Hace un mes

      NOW THAT IS AN IDEA.NO B.S.YOUR THOUGHT ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE.THE CONCEPTS ARE OK ONLY IF THE EARTH IS TAKEN CARE OF FIRST.

    • YourmomsBoyfrand
      YourmomsBoyfrand Hace 4 meses

      Let’s just leave the forests out of this

    • Jem Tabilog
      Jem Tabilog Hace 4 meses

      there is one in malaysia

    • Emmanuel Meysman
      Emmanuel Meysman Hace 5 meses

      @Cool Guy or reduce people to 5 Miljard .

  • PЯӨƧPΣЯ
    PЯӨƧPΣЯ Hace 8 meses +96

    I like how, according to your video, architects are the ones designing wildly complex buildings, not civil engineers.

    • Electrico yt
      Electrico yt Hace 11 días

      @1 Mol and that not that many people want to install a rope 20.000 kilometers up in the sky.

    • Pegasi Jay
      Pegasi Jay Hace 6 meses +4

      Architects design the floor layout and look while civil engineers design the structural components, like material to use, reinforcing, load paths, etc.

    • Rachelcookie321
      Rachelcookie321 Hace 6 meses +2

      That’s because architects are the ones who design buildings, not civil engineers

    • Víkingur Sigurðsson
      Víkingur Sigurðsson Hace 6 meses +7

      It's the architects that design stuff bro

    • 1 Mol
      1 Mol Hace 6 meses +8

      Civil engineers are responsible for turning these buildings into reality. And proposals like the space elevators probably will get rejected by civil engineers because they probably know the materials they have cannot create a sturdy enough rope.

  • Divine Entertainment
    Divine Entertainment  Hace un año +2348

    Imagine standing in front of the X-Seed 4000 😲

  • TheGuyInHD
    TheGuyInHD Hace 8 meses +27

    I know it doesn't make much sense to build these insanely large skyscrapers, but I'd love to see one finished in my lifetime. For some reason I just love the idea of megastructures.

    • Will_2021
      Will_2021 Hace 28 días

      @Cabbage Boi im so confused by those numbers. can u give me an example of an idea you had; osf one of those numbers relates to?

    • Cabbage Boi
      Cabbage Boi Hace un mes

      Same
      I have tons of ideas for mega skyscrapers.
      Here are the heights of a few:
      5,544 meters
      6 kilometres
      8,040 meters
      10 kilometres
      15 kilometres
      15.2 kilometres
      18 kilometres
      25-28 kilometres
      33 kilometres
      36 kilometres
      42 kilometres
      52 kilometres
      64 kilometres
      66 kilometres
      76 kilometres
      85 kilometres

  • jamcdonald120
    jamcdonald120 Hace 8 meses +63

    Now here I thought you where going to do a material analysis to see what we theoretically could build, not report on impossible structures people have designed.

    • MachoNacho117
      MachoNacho117 Hace 8 meses +9

      A video by almost the same name uploaded by VSauce goes over this topic in legitimate detail if you're interested.

  • Fritz Smith
    Fritz Smith Hace 6 meses +8

    Can you imagine how terrifying life would be in times of war? Or even during typhoons, or tornados?

    • Reeanna S
      Reeanna S Hace 14 días

      One NK or Russian nuke will destroy the entire building!

  • zck2020
    zck2020 Hace 8 meses +55

    Burj Kalifa: Cool apartment building
    X-Seed: Dystopian nightmare waiting to happen
    Japan Tower of Babel: Even bigger dystopian nightmare waiting to happen
    Space Loop: I don't even know how tf you would build this
    Space elevator: How is this not easily destroyed by stray space debris?

    • xyzabcwater
      xyzabcwater Hace 23 días

      Would the space elevator affect the rotation of the Earth? I know it's really thin so relatively light compared to the entire Earth, but when it sticks out that much...

    • Blue Jeeves
      Blue Jeeves Hace 6 meses +2

      @Blithering Rando imagine taking the stairs on the Tower of Babel if the elevator goes out

    • Rachelcookie321
      Rachelcookie321 Hace 6 meses

      @Blithering Rando it might cost a lot but I doubt anyone who can afford it would want to live somewhere like that. They would probably end filled with poor people while richer people have nice houses or live in small apartment buildings and get the luxury of being able to go outside. Then the owner of the building can no longer afford to look after it as the rent is so low and it would turn into very unsafe slums.

    • Blithering Rando
      Blithering Rando Hace 6 meses +3

      The weird thing is the two distopian nightmare buildings would likely cost a bit of money to live in. Would be interesting to see something like that

  • Rawhide Lamp
    Rawhide Lamp Hace 8 meses +1569

    I like how this guy says everything like they will be made and arent just ridiculous concepts

    • Daijinryuu Itsutsu
      Daijinryuu Itsutsu Hace 21 un día

      @Nuetral Sweden Countryball Rando here to explain basic ESclips comments.
      When someone's response doesn't include a blue "@" alongside a name, that usually indicates that it's directed at the OP (original post or poster).
      Just sayin'.

    • Rawhide Lamp
      Rawhide Lamp Hace 25 días

      @Discord Guy no one is stupid enough to fund something like this, thats why no one has built one of these, or is even beginning work on them

    • Discord Guy
      Discord Guy Hace 26 días

      Don't worry, American investors would still pour their money into this.
      They have no problems funding scams, let alone something like this.

    • nauro5
      nauro5 Hace un mes

      I think the only one that MAYBE would be made is the space loop

    • Rawhide Lamp
      Rawhide Lamp Hace un mes

      @K_H i have seen it all

  • X unbekannt
    X unbekannt Hace 3 meses +1

    The problem with buildings as high as they reach in space would be the atmosphere. There would be a point in the building that would be in set of permanent heat- like when comets pass the stratossphere start burning- so would as well do our structure as well. In order to compensate this there has to be a permanent super cooling system to take down temperature drastically! It could work but what about the costs? What would happpen if it collapses? Wich part of the buliding would disapear in space forever? What if people where inside when this happens? What would happen to earth when tons of burning metal come down on earth? These are all questions wich have to be answered frirst.
    What if they would build it in 2 parts? 1 Part from the ground to as high as possible before atmossphere would roast it and the second part is built at for example the moon? And if you wanna go to moon, the end of the earth part is a rocket elevator launch platform that shoots the "Elevatorrocket" to the highes point from the moon part to enter the 2nd part of the building and then land on moon savely? Or land on whatever floor of the moon part of the building you wanna land? Anyone can follow me?

  • CLeste Ludenberg
    CLeste Ludenberg Hace 6 meses +12

    7:47 loving how 30.000km is literally longer than the earth's diametre by more than 2 times but it's represented like if it was like 1/4 of it 💀

  • Cameron
    Cameron Hace 6 meses

    Something like the launch loop would probably work best in places like russia or northern canada, where's it's very cold. That way if superconductors are required, there's less cooling required to reach the necessary temperature for proper functionality.

  • Emile George
    Emile George Hace 7 meses

    Looking so much forward to the space elevator. Must be horrific to know that the 36.000 km long thread could snap and collaps while wrapping around the entire planet. Where to hide? No thank you!

  • Mad Cow
    Mad Cow Hace un año +1378

    I'm planning to build a tower that reaches outside of the solar system. I feel like you should add it to this list. pm me for details.

    • Mad Cow
      Mad Cow Hace 7 horas

      @Kiriu Xeosa Shit, I'm sorry, I started playing my computer game and time just flew by, maybe next Thursday!?

    • Kiriu Xeosa
      Kiriu Xeosa Hace un día +1

      Will it be finished by Thursday? I wanted to do something different this weekend before I go back to work

    • Totally Normal Cat
      Totally Normal Cat Hace 10 días

      Same. I want to build a super big tower that’s so big that you can see it on around 50% of the entire planet.

    • salah saif
      salah saif Hace un mes

      @Ankur or the elevator stops down and you have to go back by staircase.

    • Iconic
      Iconic Hace un mes

      @Byron Gansekoele well thats why he said andromeda

  • Juno
    Juno Hace un mes +1

    This is so fasanating and shocking! Oh, and yes, I do want to go up the space elevator!

  • GordonFreemanInTheFlesh
    GordonFreemanInTheFlesh Hace 4 meses +2

    Imagine if the Citadel from Half-Life 2 was real... It would be taller than all the buildings in this video!!!

  • Clement Wong
    Clement Wong Hace 8 meses +1

    The Japanese ones are fascinating and terrifying at the same time, i like the idea which people live in a HUGE closed environment but from what Kow Loong City had taught us is that, you'll see outlaws cramped in a community where some part of it is inaccessible to law enforcement. Also, you'll have rich people living in the higher areas dictating the lives of poorer people living in the lower areas.

  • Dorito
    Dorito Hace 6 meses +26

    I love how Tower of Babel makes Burj Khalifa look like a needle in comparison 😂

  • Shivertron
    Shivertron Hace un año +3089

    "the max building Hight is 256 blocks"
    Edit: I don’t care it’s 320 blocks now, I never play 1.18, it’s not Minecraft, I prefer older versions.

    • dream
      dream Hace 14 días

      @veales why

    • veales
      veales Hace 16 días

      i agree, 1.18 just doesn’t feel like minecraft anymore.

    • mutegm
      mutegm Hace 25 días

      @PurpleCoin or i say 320 meters

    • DeVe08 lemur
      DeVe08 lemur Hace 27 días

      well its 319 now

    • Swayam Sahu
      Swayam Sahu Hace 29 días

      My man

  • Johnnie Lund
    Johnnie Lund Hace 8 meses

    Just because you can, doesn't mean you have to... i don't know for sure, as i'm not an engineer or anything, but could it be possible that buildings of that magnitude, could throw earth's balance and rotation pattern out of sync?

  • Zac Corpseman
    Zac Corpseman Hace 3 meses

    X-Seed will truly be like a 90s Japanese Sci Fi masterpiece, especially when the concept came out around that time too.. I would rather see ourselves building unrealistic and ridiculous skyscrapers like these than all being forced into cuckerberg's metaverse virtual gulag

  • VenkataRao Kanduri
    VenkataRao Kanduri Hace 7 meses

    I literally love this channel!!, it has every single information about buildings

  • J Adrian Verkouteren
    J Adrian Verkouteren Hace 8 meses +2

    If the cable of the Space Elevator broke, what sort of damage could it to as it fell to earth? That would be a very long, very heavy cable.

  • Rachelcookie321
    Rachelcookie321 Hace 6 meses +1

    The question shouldn’t be “how high can we build?” but “how high should we build?”
    These mega city building sound dystopian at best.

  • お芋くん
    お芋くん Hace un mes

    Whenever a person challenges something, someone laughs. The future is always beyond everyone's imagination.
    When did everyone become that realistic ...

  • Debayan Ghosh
    Debayan Ghosh Hace 6 meses +2

    Now I am fearing that where will the planes fly if we keep building higher and higher and more and more tall skyscrapers.

    • Rachelcookie321
      Rachelcookie321 Hace 6 meses

      We’re gonna need space ships to fly from country to country because the air space is filled with buildings.

  • Matthew Swartz
    Matthew Swartz Hace 8 meses

    I'm just a frozen, caveman lawyer. I have a primitive brain, and I get frightened easily by your ways and machines, but for the launch loop and the space elevator, how would either structure be able to take the heat of the atmosphere consistently 24 hours a day, 365 days a year?

  • Lawrence Harrison
    Lawrence Harrison Hace un año +1972

    30 million people housed, never having to leave,. Sounds like a luxurious prison, or a grand social experiment. Reminds me of the space ship on Wall-E.

    • Hafizh Al
      Hafizh Al Hace 5 meses

      isnt it similar to earth?

    • Malidictus
      Malidictus Hace 6 meses +1

      @nightlyknight None of that really concerns me. I already don't "see Earth's nature" or feel the wind where I live, and seeing the sun doesn't really constitute an important part of my daily life.

    • nightlyknight
      nightlyknight Hace 6 meses

      @Malidictus Imagine not being able to see the sun, feel the breeze, and see Earth's nature. Hell no. I fear the future

    • ulutiu
      ulutiu Hace 6 meses

      or like North Korea XD

    • It's Lewis Btw
      It's Lewis Btw Hace 6 meses

      Or ba sing se

  • yorusuyasoul
    yorusuyasoul Hace 8 meses +6

    With the new update Mojang increased the height build limit so yeah we can build a lil bit higher now

  • Albert Piskula
    Albert Piskula Hace 6 meses +1

    We can't maintain what we have now, this is exactly what we need.

  • inregionecaecorum
    inregionecaecorum Hace 5 días

    The absurdity is do we have enough energy and raw materials to build something that ridiculous?

  • Khalid valid
    Khalid valid Hace 8 meses

    I think the launch loop could be the only thing to succeed in this race for super tall stuff.

  • entitree
    entitree Hace 8 meses +822

    very interesting how the taller the building, the earlier its idea was constructed. Almost like we know as time goes on how unrealistic (and mostly pointless) these projects are.

    • 1 Mol
      1 Mol Hace 6 meses

      @Corn Boy it’s quite impossible though

    • 1 Mol
      1 Mol Hace 6 meses

      @Nucleus space elevator seriously? Why not we build a moon elevator that binds the earth to the moon instead? I don’t see any rope that wouldn’t break in such a setup, we gotta keep in mind that the earth is spinning and orbiting the sun, if a rouge asteroid which is just maybe 1 metre square in size hits the space part of the elevator, it will be knocked off orbit and then the rope needs to pull it back on orbit, the rope breaks in the process unless it’s real thick.

    • Wgamer VGT
      Wgamer VGT Hace 6 meses +2

      @Otzkar Yeah, admittedly I didn't do my research, and now I know how skyscrapers affect the environment.

    • Otzkar
      Otzkar Hace 6 meses

      @Wgamer VGT there really isn't anything to argue about. One side is right and one side is wrong. Just take the L. Also sorry for comparing you to a grade schooler sometimes I get a little heated

  • Oliver Nugent
    Oliver Nugent Hace 8 meses +10

    "before the loop can become a reality, there are still some things scientists need to work out"...right ok.

  • Christopher Woods
    Christopher Woods Hace 6 meses +2

    Space elevator in the opening few seconds tells me everything: materials don't exist yet. Welcome to How High can we Sci Fi?

  • 김은주
    김은주 Hace 6 meses

    I like the idea of the space elevator because I can just go on the elevator and I can reach the ISS without using a rocket!

  • evil elements
    evil elements Hace 8 meses +8

    The definition of a skyscraper: While the height is the most apparent qualification for a skyscraper, there is more to a skyscraper than its impressive stature. To be considered a true skyscraper, the building must be self-supporting and contain at least 50% habitable floor space.
    Calling an space elevator a skyscraper is wrong u goomba

  • Pepe Frog
    Pepe Frog Hace un año +86

    What do you mean the Japanese economy crashed and the building never saw the light of day?
    For a 10 km tall building, the damn foundations alone would take decades to prepare.
    By the time the building was finished, the foundations and lower floors would be beyond obsolete. Going up that building would literally be a time travel through evolution.
    Can you imagine? Floor 200, 8K holograms. Floor 400, ran by a super AI. Floor 600? Pocket teleportation pad.

    • Kiriu Xeosa
      Kiriu Xeosa Hace un día

      ....you're from the future aren't you? Thats how you know these things! 😲

    • 3xitt
      3xitt Hace 7 meses +7

      @Pepe Frog I got your point, but still - a pocket teleportation pad? You really wouldn't need any elevator then.. :)

  • Hans Zarkov
    Hans Zarkov Hace 8 meses

    i've heard people debate the true height of the original Tower of Babel. it took a man a year to climb to the top. it's been argued the Tower of Babel may have been many miles high with an intended height of possibly 60 to 100 miles high

  • DimeTheDude
    DimeTheDude Hace 7 meses

    So cool
    Love new space age technologies

  • ItsSword
    ItsSword Hace 8 meses +1

    Well If the X-Seed 4000 Exists, I would Probably Travel to Tokyo, Japan And Go To This Gigantic Megatall Skyscraper ;)

  • lucidpromise
    lucidpromise Hace 8 meses

    Earth's radius is only 6300km. At what point do these structures start to affect our orbit you gotta wonder? Some of these seem a bit over the top. No pun intended! haha

  • tom brunila
    tom brunila Hace un año +484

    The 10 kilometer high building would have to be hermetically sealed and supplied with oxygen because at that height there simply isn't enough oxygen in the air to sustain life.

    • Discord Guy
      Discord Guy Hace 26 días

      @mikatu The only way you'll be able to climb Everest would be if you were also able to scale a more normal hill or mountain with pneumonia.
      Blood also doesn't evaporate like that. The boling point of water is still somewhere in the 70 degree range.

    • Math Dantas Tav
      Math Dantas Tav Hace 7 meses

      @wan syafiq there wont be lack of gravity at 10km high...

    • Someone
      Someone Hace 7 meses +1

      Also temperatures can reach to negative 70 degrees celsius at that height
      Imagine building this tower

    • Math Dantas Tav
      Math Dantas Tav Hace 8 meses

      @mikatu aeroplanes maintain pressure inside of it, if any flaw happens, it will depressure, and those masks will show up. 10km high won't be below the armstrong limit for the blood to evaporate, it'll just have too little O2

  • TEXHO3OHA
    TEXHO3OHA Hace 6 meses

    That orbital elevator is an awesome idea but that x-seed looks most realistic to me. I mean in far feature highly possible

  • IRFAN_GAMING
    IRFAN_GAMING Hace 8 meses

    I think the space elevator first item at 35000 km above surface is difficult to build.

  • zexelon
    zexelon Hace 7 meses

    10 Billion for a space elevator? That seems remarkably affordable! A good size waste water treatment plant is 10+ billion and cities can afford to build those.

  • Earth and Star
    Earth and Star Hace 7 meses

    Imagine if something goes wrong and the X-seed will crash
    How much damage will it deal?

  • NelsonClick
    NelsonClick Hace un año +1136

    It's always a battle between "can" and "should".

    • Stuart Hamilton
      Stuart Hamilton Hace 8 meses +1

      There is no battle here though, the answers are sadly obvious, just NO!
      Much as it would be impressive to see we just don't have the answers to far, far to many problems surrounding a building this size, no least how do you evacuate it? how would you put out a fire in the middle or top, etc. etc.
      Anyway as impressive as it might seem, realistically would you want to live in a place like that? So far from fresh air, so far from emergency exists, sure some would be fine with it but not me!

    • Magere Hein
      Magere Hein Hace un año +5

      @Rogelio Mora Well, the space elevator would makes sense - if it can be made to work. Not for living there, but for a more energy efficient way to lift mass into orbit. Rockets are very inefficient for that, but the only technology we have.

    • Someone
      Someone Hace un año

      Could or Should

    • Rogelio Mora
      Rogelio Mora Hace un año +7

      @Magere Hein even if we could, we shouldn’t this is an outdated idea that won’t solve modern problems

  • Blue Phoenix Gaming
    Blue Phoenix Gaming Hace 20 días +1

    Imagine how earth will rotate with space elevator 😳

  • PunkdRebel
    PunkdRebel Hace 8 meses

    Imagine the elevator wait time to get into your apartment at the top, then take into consideration if you want to leave and there's elevator maintenance or it's out of order and you have to take the stairs, as well as anything like furniture, shopping, deliveries, takeaway, etc. And the constant heating you would need to keep it warm. And the amount of sway your apartment would experience. No thankyou.

    • Ron M
      Ron M Hace 2 meses

      I'm picturing Laurel & Hardy lugging up a piano.

  • Cabbage Boi
    Cabbage Boi Hace un mes

    I have tons of ideas for mega skyscrapers.
    Here are the heights of a few:
    5,544 meters
    6 kilometres
    8,040 meters
    10 kilometres
    15 kilometres
    15.2 kilometres
    18 kilometres
    25-28 kilometres
    33 kilometres
    36 kilometres
    42 kilometres
    52 kilometres
    64 kilometres
    66 kilometres
    76 kilometres
    85 kilometres

  • Sumy Schick
    Sumy Schick Hace 8 meses

    The taller the building, the more you have to wonder about sadists who just like destroying things.
    Before building further up, let's build over and physically connect all land. That's more realistic and cost effective. The only points we have to agree on are on what terms and for what purpose it will all be built.

  • Kevin H
    Kevin H Hace un año +441

    Why do people think naming their project, "tower of babel" is a good idea? Did they not read the story to figure out how that one ended up?

    • Reeanna S
      Reeanna S Hace 14 días +1

      We evolved into Gods, especially the USA and West! 🤣✝️😂

    • Brendan Fraser
      Brendan Fraser Hace 20 días

      @Rachelcookie321 fair enough

    • Rachelcookie321
      Rachelcookie321 Hace 20 días

      @Brendan Fraser if it can fit in a suitcase like the other person commented, I don’t think it will vaporise the whole tower.

    • Brendan Fraser
      Brendan Fraser Hace 20 días

      @Rachelcookie321 A nuclear bomb can destroy an entire city. A nuclear bomb would not only cause the city to collapse, it would be nearly vaporized.

    • Rachelcookie321
      Rachelcookie321 Hace 6 meses

      @Matthew Lawton because when you blow up a part of a regular city the whole thing doesn’t collapse.

  • Diego Brando
    Diego Brando Hace un mes

    "Let us know in the comments below, how high YOU think we can build."
    Hmm, I think, 319 blocks

  • The Lonesome Wanderer
    The Lonesome Wanderer Hace 8 meses

    bro theres no way i'd ride that elevator to space lmao with my fear of heights

  • Brother Alaric
    Brother Alaric Hace 8 meses

    4:17 Well, Eiffel tower isn't made of Steel, but made out of Iron, that's why they have to repaint it regularely, because it would urst if they didnt.

  • Music To The Ears
    Music To The Ears Hace 8 meses +2

    I would love to see the Xseed become a reality.

  • Morisu-Chan
    Morisu-Chan Hace un año +80

    To be honest, the ones beyond X-Seed 4000 is most likely impossible, since they're definitely gonna require a lot of resources in man power, finance, and resources. So the most realistic one that's not really a thing yet will be X-seed, but I doubt it'll be build on Japan soil, since Japan is quite populated and mountainous, and also the fact that there is more tsunamis and earthquakes to consider.

    • haha
      haha Hace 2 meses

      @Kora Na … Wdym? The tensile strength is certainly there…

    • Kora Na
      Kora Na Hace 2 meses

      @haha no . it's just another tale.

    • haha
      haha Hace 2 meses

      @Kora Na Graphene could, though i’m not sure we’re able to form it that way yet.

    • Kora Na
      Kora Na Hace 2 meses

      @haha The space elevator is exactly not plausable. Theres no material in the universe that can hold it. Let alone the cable weight, but the cargo and the elevator itself...

    • Kora Na
      Kora Na Hace 2 meses

      Even X seed is impossible. Something twice as low would probably be possible ( at around 3 km) but definitely not more.

  • Henry Tang
    Henry Tang Hace 4 meses

    I can see a use for the last 2 as energy efficient ways to get an object into space. The super tall residential skyscrapers are just wasteful vanity projects.

  • Ankit Yadav
    Ankit Yadav Hace 6 meses

    Everything Is Possible In this Beautiful World 🌍

  • Scotty Santos
    Scotty Santos Hace 8 meses +1

    The Japanese really like their extreme architectural projects, don't they?

  • Strikker1918BAR
    Strikker1918BAR Hace 7 meses

    if Rscreamroad's half-life citadel calculations of "being 27,580 feet or 8,406 meters, 860 meters wide and went 230 meters underground" are correct... i wonder how much of an impact it would have if it fell over like a domino.
    edit: forgot to put "if" on the start

  • Redridge07
    Redridge07 Hace 10 meses +1189

    The better title for this video, " How High will we never Build?"

    • Dody Elshamy
      Dody Elshamy Hace 2 meses

      Your are so smart

    • Sabrina Mansfield
      Sabrina Mansfield Hace 3 meses

      LOL

    • Jason Brock
      Jason Brock Hace 3 meses

      We will never get that high. 4,000+ meters will most likely be the max and that's even almost not believable

    • Sam sp
      Sam sp Hace 3 meses

      @Snailzy people hated phones when they first came .

    • Chrisa's Daily Touch
      Chrisa's Daily Touch Hace 5 meses

      😂😂😂😂

  • fata morgana
    fata morgana Hace 4 meses

    'Before the loop becomes a reality, there are still some things scientists need to work on'

  • TurzoMC
    TurzoMC Hace 6 meses

    Alternate title: Things that will never get build but we can imagine :')

  • Sprawlz
    Sprawlz Hace 8 meses +5

    If you show flat earthers the view from the space elevator, they would still not believe it somehow

  • charlie esfernando
    charlie esfernando Hace 6 meses

    Eventually, the ISS would become so big that no earthly tower would be able to surpass it in height. Even then, residents would still need to ride spaceships to get there and back to earth.

  • Landon Kane
    Landon Kane Hace un año +801

    Lmao taller than Mount Everest imagine ur on a high floor and u want to open a window but can’t because the air to thin to breathe

    • Tiwi Arros
      Tiwi Arros Hace 3 meses

      in most modern Skyscrapers you already cannot open a window because there are glass panels but they cannot be opened.

    • Math Dantas Tav
      Math Dantas Tav Hace 8 meses

      @The Dude what r u talking about? The everest is 7km tall, and the building would be 10km

    • Zlogderp Glogderpson
      Zlogderp Glogderpson Hace 8 meses

      Imagine you want to chill on the rooftop for a bit, but you end up in orbit around earth instead.

    • PyxisDiv
      PyxisDiv Hace 8 meses

      imma just say that i feel like the windows u could open will be on the inside of the building lmao

  • WhatIsMisophonia
    WhatIsMisophonia Hace 5 meses

    You forgot about the orbital ring; It would go all the way around the Earth and would have an inner and outer sleeve with the outer sleeve being stationary and tethered to the Earth while the inner sleeve spins fast enough to maintain low earth orbit. This is a more accessible design than the space elevator and believe it or not would use a similar amount of material as the space elevator. People don't understand how much distance is necessary for the geostationary orbit that a space elevator would have to reach; it's a few times the diameter of the Earth. The artist renderings are wildly inaccurate.

  • Af0ulwind
    Af0ulwind Hace 8 meses

    As for anything thinking it will travers from ground level to space through a conductive medium... hope you can isolate the electron charges of the upper atmosphere as to not ground out our ionosphere and eliminate the earths breathable atmosphere...

  • Sick Intergral
    Sick Intergral Hace 15 días +1

    Can you imagine a big fire broke out on one of these buildings . I'll leave the imagination to you.

  • Duck
    Duck Hace 8 meses

    Even if they could build the launch loop, how do they expect people to survive the g-forces?

  • andywolan
    andywolan Hace un año +544

    Imagine the space elevating getting stuck mid-way up the tower.

    • Daniil Golevtsov
      Daniil Golevtsov Hace 8 meses

      @ceramic you can have an escape pod with parashotes that launches and lands on earth,repairing that thing would be way harder tho

    • a cactus
      a cactus Hace 8 meses

      @Haz wizZRblx Heard of expensive?

    • CalledMouse8396
      CalledMouse8396 Hace 8 meses

      AH SH- TIME TO PANIC!

    • Math Dantas Tav
      Math Dantas Tav Hace 8 meses

      tecnichly unless you are on the top of the tower, you would not reach a stable orbit around earth, so if you just released the elevator capsule from the tower, it would fall back down on the earth, so if its properly made, there should be a way to just decouple the elevator from the tower, and make its way back to earth, with a parachute, like any other spaceship

    • Byron Henry
      Byron Henry Hace 8 meses

      I imagine that they would have some kind of escape pod system to get people down in case of emergencies. Assuming we ever build something like that.

  • Emir Latinović
    Emir Latinović Hace 5 meses

    Imagine the Nightmare for the cleaning business companies.😱
    Also, the reason why Japanese have made these concepts was to accommodate ever growing population of Japan because they're living on an Island and they are running out of living space; many Japanese are living in bedroom sized apartments so...
    Even today, these buildings are popular in Japan and would be extremely useful for overcrowded countries.
    Selam Aleikum

  • Daidalos Plush Mix 2019

    Even the X-seed 4,000 could mess up the weather.

  • cobbledong
    cobbledong Hace 8 meses

    i WOULD like to ride the space elevator! !!!

  • Goofy Goober
    Goofy Goober Hace 6 meses +2

    How High could we Build?
    hmm ok lets see how high can we build
    in the year 2050 there might be a space elevator

  • Michael
    Michael Hace 6 meses

    What happens when for what ever reason they have to pull them down in the heart of a city?

  • Spencer Kraus
    Spencer Kraus Hace 8 meses +2

    5:40 Yeah no really, the global GDP was $85T in 2019 and they want to almost quadruple that price for one project 🙄

  • Filip Filip
    Filip Filip Hace un mes +1

    The X-Seed 4000 could be used as a slide

  • Isidore Smart-Sammy
    Isidore Smart-Sammy Hace 8 meses +11

    Top Luxury: "Incredible 10 Billion dollar price tag"
    Jeff Bezos: "I'll take 15"

  • Liam McCarthy
    Liam McCarthy Hace 8 meses +318

    "The Japanese economy crashed so it never saw the light of day" "it would cost $306 trillion dollars" LMAOO the entire japanese gdp per year is 5 trillion.

    • MF
      MF Hace 6 meses

      In 2020, global GDP amounted to about 84.54 trillion U.S. dollars.

    • David Analyst
      David Analyst Hace 6 meses +2

      this video is ridiculous

    • Blithering Rando
      Blithering Rando Hace 6 meses +3

      And it would take 150 years to build. Like you're gonna find new investors, contractors to keep taking on the job that never ends. As they get half way through they'd probably realize the steel it was made with is subpar or something and ditch the whole project losing 130 trillion dollars, wasting the construction people's efforts and putting Japan in an economical cardbord box.

    • AKR
      AKR Hace 6 meses +1

      @Liam McCarthy Once we mine the asteroids the cost will come down to billions and with the help of AI it is definitely a possibility. I'd say 2040 and beyond.

  • Steve Rennie
    Steve Rennie Hace un mes

    wouldn't travelling at 14km/sec basically turn people into goo from all the g-forces?

  • Butch McQueen
    Butch McQueen Hace 6 meses

    Imagine having to leave your house one day for a walk only to be met with a snapped cable hurdling it’s way towards you.

  • Jackson
    Jackson Hace 8 meses

    Imagine how long you’ll wait in the Elevator 😂 you’ll die before you reach your destination

  • Mana ABEDINNEJAD
    Mana ABEDINNEJAD Hace 5 meses

    Imagine living in the top floor of the building lol

  • Brawl Stars
    Brawl Stars Hace 7 meses

    *Imagine the elevator broke and all people in side just flew away 🤣*

  • JimA Anders
    JimA Anders Hace 7 meses

    Some architects don't have much to do.
    It would be a lot more practical to terraform desert areas on the Earth and build new cities with conventional technology.
    By the time we run out of land completely, there may be new technology that will make kilometer tall buildings feasible.

  • Benjamin Montenegro
    Benjamin Montenegro Hace 7 meses

    We have to wait for the new technology of how we can break gravity this is the next step

  • Addison M
    Addison M Hace 7 meses

    Summary of this video:
    1. Look at this cool but impractical concept
    2. It's so hard to build 😩
    3. Scientists are sciencing hard tho

  • gigano
    gigano Hace 9 meses +249

    Imagine living in those buildings and the elevator being down and you have to use the stairs to get to floor 5000 xD

    • Tiwi Arros
      Tiwi Arros Hace 3 meses

      average floor is 3-4m so not 5000 but only 3000 max

    • ItZ Beach
      ItZ Beach Hace 4 meses

      You would be so fit 😂😂🤣

    • Dave Whittingstall
      Dave Whittingstall Hace 6 meses +1

      HA HA

    • Nucleus
      Nucleus Hace 8 meses +35

      “A man died of dehydration on the stairs trying to get to his room on floor 2597”

    • Syed M Tayyab
      Syed M Tayyab Hace 8 meses +14

      You Will Reach There After Atleast 1 Month XD

  • JackMacLupus
    JackMacLupus Hace 4 meses

    I think, before they go on something like X-Seed 4000, they should maybe try the idea of Sky City 1000 for the start or maybe even smaller to see if an arcology like this can really be build and work.
    I mean, i totally like this idea, especially for huge cities like Tokyo, New York or similar cities of this size, but we really shouldnt got too big with this before we know if it is possible or not with our actuall technology.
    The idea of Cky City 1000 is more than 30 years old and still the future, but its not sure if we have reached this future already.

  • ukcroupier
    ukcroupier Hace 8 meses

    $10billion for a space elavator That must have been the original 1895 price tag.

  • Francisco Cerquinho
    Francisco Cerquinho Hace 8 meses +1

    Space elevator target: 2050
    5 years old me playing with Legos: "Hold my beer!"

  • VirtualBilly
    VirtualBilly Hace 7 meses +1

    Didn’t you guys ever read the Battle Angel Alita manga? Humans built a tower that ended up becoming detached at its base and it orbited Earth. They had to use giant cables to stabilize it. It was pretty cool.

  • Etheoma
    Etheoma Hace 8 meses +97

    theoretically as high as you want, I think a more interesting question is how high will we build, because active support really does mean there are no theoretical limits even if there are practice limits.

    • Minh Thuận Võ
      Minh Thuận Võ Hace 8 meses

      @Etheoma I'm expected to see some SFIA fans outhere, and I was not dissapointed
      Have you also see Cody's take on Active Support too? It's pretty cool

    • Nucleus
      Nucleus Hace 8 meses

      @Etheoma Thank you! This is really well explained and I enjoyed the small read!

    • Etheoma
      Etheoma Hace 8 meses +1

      ​@kaihlis You literally obviously have no idea what I am talking about here is a video explaining what I mean esclips.com/video/J1MAg0UAAHg/vídeo.html
      The video explains all that I explain here and more so if you don't want to read that is fine.
      With active support you are not relying on the strength the materials the structure is made out of, like a helicopter isn't bound by the strength of towers holding it up or dangling it from space.
      You are relying on actively holding it up, hence active support, bad example though as active support structure is still a structure, but you are actively holding the whole structure up.
      With launch loops the actual structure of the loop isn't holding in in place, but the stuff you are firing through it is holding it up, but you can regenerate most of the energy put into the launch loop, because it's a closed loop hence launch loop, you fire metal balls down 1 way and they get looped back around to come back the other way, there is some loss due to efficiency never being 100%.
      but to pump up the launch loop you would need a reactors worth of energy going to it, but to maintain it once it's up you only need 1/10 - 1/50 that energy depending on whether you have super conducting magnets.
      Anyway the video explains all this anyway.

    • kaihlis
      kaihlis Hace 8 meses

      @Etheoma Have to remember we live on a ball. Further away the support from middle more the forces try to push sideways on your lower levels. So basicly most limiting factor would be earth itself. (Allso material for sure)

    • Ex Calibur
      Ex Calibur Hace 8 meses +1

      @Etheoma I see. Thank you so much! This was very well explained.

  • Kai Lichtträger
    Kai Lichtträger Hace 5 meses

    Actually I would like to be the FIRST passenger on that space lift!!!