Floating structures are a futuristic sustainable solution we could use as sea levels rise.
This article at Yanko Design is a great read (2 min) with fantastic renders of floating architectural designs.
The “Salmon Eye” is true to its name in more ways than one. It is a combination of a pontoon and a unique elliptical upper structure that is designed to look like a fish’s eye, particularly a salmon’s.
Turtle Bay is an eco-tourist destination in Thailand’s Hua Hin on Khao Tao Reservoir that combines sustainable design with local building material to home in on the hotel’s commitment to preserving the ecosystem that surrounds it.
Sony’s Floating Habitat concept. This design prototyping examines people’s life at sea in 2050 and the ecosystem they create from the perspective of housing.
architects are taking this task extremely seriously!