10 Structures That Could Help Us Build Civilizations on the Ocean

10 Structures That Could Help Us Build Civilizations on the Ocean

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MarineBio Conservation Society Sea Stead

MarineBio Conservation Society Sea Stead

Peter Andreas Thiel is a 43-year-old investor and entrepreneur. Not too long ago, the investor came up with an innovative idea. In collaboration with the Seasteading Institute, Thiel will be investing $1,23 Million (according to Inhabitat) for the developing of revolutionary micro-countries built on oil rig-like platforms, which will be movable, diesel-powered and will each have around 12 000 tons, housing up to 270 people.

Peter Andreas Thiel is a 43-year-old investor and entrepreneur. Not too long ago, the investor came up with an innovative idea. In collaboration with the Seasteading Institute, Thiel will be investing $1,23 Million (according to Inhabitat) for the developing of revolutionary micro-countries built on oil rig-like platforms, which will be movable, diesel-powered and will each have around 12 000 tons, housing up to 270 people.

Orsos Island:  6 Million Man-made Floating Island

Orsos Island: 6 Million Man-made Floating Island

Floating concept -  British designer Phil Pauley’s concept is of floating modules that can be rest on the surface in good weather – and submerge when conditions worsen: Phil Pauley/Pauley

Floating concept - British designer Phil Pauley’s concept is of floating modules that can be rest on the surface in good weather – and submerge when conditions worsen: Phil Pauley/Pauley

Rotterdam's prototype floating city project will be moored to the waterfront through 2015. Image by William Veerbeek/Flickr.

Rotterdam's prototype floating city project will be moored to the waterfront through 2015. Image by William Veerbeek/Flickr.

Why Seastead? The Seasteading Institute Promotional Video

Why Seastead? The Seasteading Institute Promotional Video

Floating city concept

Floating city concept

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