The Floating Aerohotel: The Extravagant Green Island

November 19, 2008 / No Comments

Architect Alexander Asadov has created a superb amalgamation of futuristic space-age design and a green hub that preserves nature’s most delicate ecosystems.

the floating aerohotel 1 The Floating Aerohotel: The Extravagant Green Island

Looking like something that is decades ahead of its time, the floating Aerohotel is a man-made structure that hovers over water bodies like an artificial island, that will house public spaces, gardens, hotels and other commercial spaces without being a hindrance to nature’s own process.

However, the most important thing is that such a structure leaves the entire ecosystem and marine life underneath its colossal frame, untouched by human activity. That’s because it stands on a interlacing network of supports anchored by three arms that stretch to the bottom of its site.

the floating aerohotel 2 The Floating Aerohotel: The Extravagant Green Island

With the way the planet is warming and the rate at which the poles are melting, it may be not very long before we live on such islands. Is it? – via Inhabitat