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A rendering of the Floating Island Project in French Polynesia.

A pilot project for a new libertarian floating city will have 300 homes, its own government, and its own cryptocurrency

The Seasteading Institute, which received seed funding from billionaire Peter Thiel, is building an island with 300 homes in French Polynesia. Using a cryptocurrency called Varyon, it will run under its own governance as part of a pilot project.
Inside a City App classroom.

These floating buildings are made from thousands of plastic bottles that can withstand flooding

The Amsterdam-based architecture firm Waterstudio has designed floating buildings, envisioned for low-income communities vulnerable to sea level rise.
A rendering of the proposed floating park, called Diller Island, in Manhattan, New York.

Billionaire Barry Diller has plans to build a $250 million floating park in New York City, and the designs look incredible

After New York governor Andrew Cuomo stepped in, the plan to build a floating park on the Hudson is back on.