floating architecture

experience the aurora borealis in sweden’s floating arctic bath hotel opening in fall 2018

located on the lule river in northern lapland, the hotel and spa will float during the summer and be suspended in the ice in winter days.
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BIG unveils scheme to protect San Francisco creek from flooding

Danish firm BIG has developed a proposal to protect a creek in San Francisco Bay from flooding caused by climate change, which includes building floating villages connected by ferries, a red-hued cycle route, and a highway for autonomous vehicles. Read…

bjarke ingels group + barcode architects to build floating ‘sluishuis’ in amsterdam

the block is lifted up, forming a large opening that brings both water into the courtyard and daylight and views to the inner apartments.

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BIG’s urban rigger uses shipping containers to offer floating student housing

the scheme provides affordable and sustainable accommodation for young academics studying in copenhagen.

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Studio Octopi designs floating swimming pool for Melbourne’s Yarra River


Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: the architects behind plans to create a cluster of freshwater swimming pools on the River Thames have unveiled a proposal for a floating pool on the Yarra River in the Australian city of Melbourne. (more…)