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An eco friendly floating hotel pod, a Starck chair built
The pod can be used as a ﬂoating hotel suite
Jean-Michel Ducancelle launches solar-powered floating pods
suite aimed at offering an eco-friendly
I am passionate about the idea that tomorrow’s habitat will absolutely have to be eco-friendly
and nomadic place for travellers to stay.
Naval architect Jean-Michel Ducancelle has designed a solar-powered ﬂoating hotel
The Anthénea pod was conceived as a luxury suite for hoteliers to offer their
relaxation area can be opened to reveal a
guests, but could be used as a ﬂoating
solarium. All interior features are said to be
spa, treatment suite, bar or restaurant.
made entirely from sustainable materials.
The 50sq m (540sq ft) pod is divided into
Speaking about the pod’s eco credentials,
three spaces: a day space, a night space
Ducancelle said: “I am passionate
and a relaxation area, while the roof of the
about the idea that tomorrow’s habitat will be put at the heart of our natural environment and immersion with the marine and sub-marine world.” The pod is priced from $535,00 (€490,000, £434,000). More on CLAD-kit.net
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