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Oyster reefs bring multiple benefits to coastal cities, not only resisting the impact of rising sea levels but also creating economic value and becoming an industry in cities. This project imagines the important role oysters play in the face of climate change. Oyster shells, which have the ability to absorb carbon dioxide in water, will be recycled and used as an important source of eco-friendly building materials, creating an economic and ecological dual-cycle while providing a new way of living.

The project explores the plasticity of oyster shell materials in the field of architecture and designs two types of boards. One is an oyster board with floating function, which has excellent strength and waterproof performance and can be used in the construction of offshore buildings, solving the problem of limited urban development. The other type, the oyster marine parasitic board, adopts the design concept of bionics, integrating the building with the natural environment, improving the adaptability of the building in the marine environment. At the same time, the marine parasitic board will be equipped with artificial intelligence algorithms to monitor the surrounding ecological conditions of the building in real-time and calculate data on ocean carbon sinks.