This crazy yet marvellous architectural
feat will ignite your lust for living out at sea
900m long and 500m wide is the futuristic floating metropolis named, The City
of Meriens which can accommodate up to 7000 passengers. The design was
conceived by renowned avant-garde French architect, Jacques Rougerie whose earlier work include Sea Orbiter and this is his latest architecture project.
Rougerie is well known for his futuristic architecture designs focused around
design of his City of Meriens was inspired by giant floating Manta Rays.
Rougerie envisions the floating city to be an international university city
where researchers, professors and students live together. Inside the city, there
will be lecture halls, classrooms, laboratories, living quarters and dedicated
areas for leisure activities.
importantly, the City of Meriens will be completely sustainable, autonomous,
run on renewable energy and produce no waste.
are more than just excited to see this architectural feat come to life. How
about you? Would you want to live on The City of Meriens?
By Geralyne Kaye / October 16, 2015
15:50PM GMT+8 Singapore
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