Green Float

Creating sustainable settlements on the ocean

The effects of the climate crisis are already being felt around the world, and whilst people are starting to make positive changes in their life to mitigate the risks, there is still the need for a radical rethinking of our relationship with the natural world. What if there were a way for humans to live for symbiotically with the natural world, creating a positive environmental impact rather than a negative or even neutral one? Green Float explores how different elements of the city can contribute to this positive feedback, exploring new technologies, construction methods and relationships.

PLP Labs have, in partnership with one of Japan’s most established construction companies, been developing concepts and strategies for cities that float on the ocean.

The possible city