A Floating Ark to Battle Rising Tides

Addressing growing concern over climate change and the rising level of the world’s oceans, Russian architectural firm Remistudio has designed a massive hotel concept that can endure extreme floods.

The arch-shaped building, dubbed the Ark, has a structure that enables it to float and exist autonomously on the surface of the water. The Ark was also designed to be a bioclimatic house with independent life-support systems, including elements ensuring a closed-functioning cycle.  Read more: Remistudio's Massive Floating Ark Battles Rising Tides | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building