Many already know 95% of the ocean has not yet been explored, but floating around on a futuristic city just might change that. Jacques Rougerie, an artist from France, has revealed a giant manta ray-inspired floating city measuring 3,000-feet by 1,600-feet. It can house approximately 7,000 researchers, professors, and students, complete with laboratories, classrooms, living quarters, as well as space for leisure activities. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The city would be completely self-sustaining, as well, running on marine energy and producing no waste whatsoever. If the idea of a structure dedicated to understanding and caring for the oceanic environment isn’t enough, the fact that it is designed to have low to no impact on said environment is even more exciting,” according to Inhabitat.