waterpod is a floating eco habitat designed by a group of new york artists to combat the rising tides. due to be launched in may 2009 along the hudson river the waterpod is constructed with recycled wood, metal, plastic. structured as a triple-domed island, measuring approximately 80 feet by 25 feet the waterpod will support a fully sustainable community. the primary power sources for the floating habitat will be the hybrid solar/wind system set up to run all equipment on board including rotating art installations and a permanent projector illuminating the waterpod’s dome each night.
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the proposal vertically and horizontally separates the pedestrian, bike, and vehicular paths, so users can enjoy the bridge at their own speed.
conceived as a tree, the tower's balconies and terraces appear as branches allowing residents to maximize time spent outdoors.
the resort is composed in two parts: an angular welcome center, and a series of leaf-inspired glamping pavilions.
the project comprises a series of sleeping pods adjacent to the artist's home and studio amid the rugged landscape of joshua tree, california.