December 30, 2022

42,000 Bamboo Shoots Form Impressive Welcome Center at Vietnamese Resort

Using 42,000 bamboo shoots, Vo Trong Nghia Architects has created an impressive welcome center for the Grand World Phu Quoc. Sustainability is at the heart of the Vietnamese firm's design philosophy and this project is the culmination of its use of bamboo. Combining arches, domes, and grids, the firm has created a centerpiece for the resort with a design rooted in the country's culture.

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December 9, 2022

Turtle-Shaped Yacht Is a Supersized Floating City That Houses 60,000 People

Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini is back with another incredible yacht concept. After his swan-shaped superyacht, Lazzarini has taken things up a notch with a turtle-shaped floating city that he describes as a terayacht. Called Pangeos, this itinerant floating city can house up to 60,000 people at sea and includes multiple commercial and entertainment spaces.

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May 2, 2022

These Futuristic Floating Hotel Suites Are Completely Solar-Powered

Have you ever wished your day at the beach didn't have to end with the sunset? That you could just go to sleep right on the water? Enter Pearlsuites, the futuristic floating hotel suites designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini of Lazzarini Design Studio. The conceptual designs are circular pods that are reminiscent of UFOs, but, instead of hovering in the air, they float on the surface of the water.

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