HOTEL OF THE DAY: A Floating Ark That Can Survive Global Warming

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Russian architect Alexander Remizov has designed a new hotel for life after global warming.Naturally, it’s called The Ark and it can stand up to earthquakes and floods.

Remizov tells Spiegel the could be put together in three to four months. The hotel with 151,000 square feet of living space would cost roughly the same as building an energy-efficient house.

The floating hotel is made of a durable transparent foil, not glass

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Half of the hotel is UNDERWATER

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The Ark generates energy from wind, thermals, and solar

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It can also be installed on land

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Construction would take only three to four months, using prefabricated pieces

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Ready to go

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It's a floating greenhouse

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Filled with live birds

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Remizov is currently seeking investors

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