Floating hotels are popping up everywhere, from Sweden’s Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa to the upcoming Sea Palace Floating Resort in Dubai. This particular floating hotel, however, does more than sit on a body of water — it’s also blazing new trails when it comes to sustainability.
The luxury concept, from Turkish design team Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio (HAADS), adopts a “minimum energy loss and zero waste” strategy, reported CNN. The structure will utilize the water current with wind turbines and tidal power to spin on itself and convert energy into electricity. A computer-controlled system will be used to manage the hotel’s movement. Guests, however, won’t be able to feel their vacation spot spin, as it takes 24 hours for the hotel to rotate 360 degrees.