Mimesistopia is the imaginative base for future human that live and exploration on Mars. Because of the long distance between Mars and the Earth, the transportation of materials is inconvenient, we hope our design could reduce or even eliminate the Mars immigrants’ dependence of the earth, and provide them with self-sufficient living space. Therefore, Mimesistopia itself is a miniature ecosystem; each system contains energy supply area, residential area, breeding area and experimental area. In order to make the system be better adapted to Mars’s original environment, Mimesistopia uses the mimesis and bionic design as a whole.
The average Martian surface temperature is much colder than the Earth. The huge temperature difference and other extreme weather caused by the thin atmosphere will affect human survival. Therefore we consider that the main part of Mimesisitopia is located in the underground area.
The main component of Mars soil: the main element of Martian soil is oxygen, its content is about 50%, and silicon 15-30%, iron 15-16%, aluminum 2-7%, calcium 3-8% and a small amount Potassium, phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, antimony, chromium, magnesium, cobalt, nickel, copper, etc. Iron is easily accessible; it can be used to synthesize rigid materials as the main component of the support structure material. Since the plant growth on the ground part requires sunlight, silicon can be used to synthesize transparent materials as a building shell for ground parts.
Nature is the best teacher of mankind. We hope to learn the wisdom of living creatures other than humans on the Earth to help us solve the problem of living in extreme environments. The word “mimesis” comes from this. The underground part of Mimesisitopia was inspired by ants’ nests, and the irregular spatial patterns make these rooms more versatile. By observing the surface of Mars, we found that the direction of large stones is usually the same, which indicates that there will be stronger air flow on the surface of Mars, Therefore, the surface part of Mimesisitopia will simulate the shape of the surrounding stones according to their location, thereby reducing the extreme weather damage to ground part buildings.
The original conditions of Mars are not suitable for human habitation. Therefore, we hope to hand over the initial construction work to artificial intelligence ANT. These ant-like robots are the main force of builders.
Mimesistopia uses a self-circulatory system to restore the Earth’s ecosystem. Plants are planted on the ground to provide oxygen. In order to make the underground part closer to the living environment on the earth, there is a complete pipeline system in the underground part: 1. the thermostatic tube. Mars has water — this is the advantage of Mars. After collecting the water on Mars, pour it into a temperature-control pipe that surrounds the entire system to maintain a constant and livable temperature inside the system. 2. Air circulation pipeline. It connected with plant cultivation grounds to promote air circulation in living spaces.