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TECHNOLOGY Floating cities: ‘Ship of Freedom’ Wayaland The project of a huge liner for 50,000 passengers with an infrastructure for the city that was proposed back in the 1990s. The city of floating pyramid buildings was invented by the Italian Pierpaolo Lazarini, inspired by the architecture of Japan and the ancient Mayans. ‘Sea oasis’ Seaorbiter Floating resort - a project by designer Emerson Stepp for the competition from the Institute of seasteading. The ship laboratory was designed by French architect, Jacques Rougerie, for a long-term study of the depths of the sea. Photo: LEGION-MEDIA (X3), EAST NEWS, AFP / EAST NEWS, GETTY IMAGES Material published in the magazine Around the World № 10, October 2018 supported by EUROBAK 51