The flood-resistant Oceanix Busan prototype was unveiled on 26 April 2022 in New York – at the second United Nations roundtable on Sustainable Floating Cities – as a follow-up to the Oceanix City concept presented in April 2019. A fruit of collaborat
The installation is inspired by the pontoons that used to occupy the Arno River with small cafes. The facility has 9 floating pavilions with a superstructure of steel bars, wrapped in tulle, and covered by PVC sheets that protect in case of rain... [
Built in collaboration with students from different European countries, ‘Antiroom II’ is a round floating structure reachable only by swimming or by boat; the circle encloses a secure precinct, so that the sea water itself becomes a swimming pool...
Built out of wood and with an ovoid-shape, the pavilion performs as a residence and workspace for an artist; taking bird nests as reference, the project is conceived as an itinerant shelter with a minimum impact on the environment... [+]
The geometry of the floating platform references the primitive retreats or laavu traditionally used in Scandinavian forests, transferred here to a metropolitan park in London, where visitors can escape the city noise in contact with nature... [+]
Inspired by the cabin in the woods that Henry David Thoreau built, which was his home for two years and where he wrote his famous book Walden (1854), the floating pavilion invites to meditate on the relationship between human beings and nature... [+]
Built by a team of volunteers and financed through crowdfunding, the floating sauna, with room for six people, is heated by a burning wood stove and powered by an electric trolling motor thanks to which it can explore the lakes of Seattle... [+]
This project’s aim is to transform the river into a gathering place, a condition it had lost because industrialization had turned it into an unappealing and unhygienic place. Spreebruecke is thus planned as a bridge between the River Spree and Berlin
Unlike traditional water structures, where the posts dig into the bottom of the lake or river, this school floats. It was built with sustainability strategies by a poor community of Lagos.
In the city of Huizen, near Amsterdam, a residential area ends in a platform facing Lake Gooimeer. Resting on a fringe of reed, five new buildings stand perpendicular to the coastal promenade, rising with a sphinx-like profile over the water. This is
The great urban projects have in Holland the strong scent of utopia. Beset by an incessant need of floor, its cities have developed all kinds of strategies to grow, transforming these utopias in something realistic. After having extended at the expen
El plan de las autoridades, que ya han retirado la mayoría de estas estructuras, ha recibido críticas por parte de quienes las consideran un símbolo cultural y urbano…
Con un proyecto desarrollado por MVRDV, la ciudad neerlandesa de Almere —de 170.000 habitantes y construida en la década de 1960 sobre unos terrenos ganados al mar— ha sido seleccionada para acoger la próxima edición de Floriade, la feria internacion