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Solar Resort Pods Will Let Visitors Float In Luxury [Pics]

Solar Resort Pods Will Let Visitors Float In Luxury [Pics]
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Michele Puzzolante's concept design is part yacht and part submarine, with a self-sufficient energy generator.

Emma Hutchings
  • 7 june 2012

Michele Puzzolante’s Solar Floating Resort design is a unique photovoltaic hospitality concept that is both lightweight and non-polluting. The part luxury yacht/ part submarine self-sufficient energy generator has been designed to enhance front beach hotels or island resorts. The 20-meter long pod sleeps up to six people, with two single and two double bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. There is a large kitchen, dining area, lounge, pilot room, teak deck with sun loungers and Jacuzzi, and a fully submerged observation bulb with a thick glass enclosure that provides a 360 degree view.

The structure is composed of an outside skin that absorbs sunlight energy and an inside skin that absorbs artificial lighting energy, both in balsa-reinforced fiberglass. Photo-electro-chemical cells are integrated into the two skins and provide power for the electrical and propulsion systems, and a vacuum insulation ensures guests enjoy an optimum temperature. Click through to see pictures of the concept design:

Solar Floating Resort

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