Breathtaking floating city made out of pyramids is a utopia we’ll have to wait to see

  • Do you want to live in a floating city in the middle of the ocean?
  • Welcome to Wayaland, a self-sustained community
  • The city is powered by solar panels and water turbines

Published on Jul 10, 2024 at 2:45 PM (UTC+4)
by Nalin Rawat

Last updated on Jul 11, 2024 at 12:31 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Tom Wood

Back in 2018, the Lazzarini Design studio came up with the idea of a floating city made from modular pyramids.

The city was dubbed Wayaland, envisioned as a modular city powered by solar panels and water turbines.

The project aims to provide a new offshore living experience within a self-sustainable floating city.

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Modular pyramid floating city

Lazzarini Design Studio envisioned Wayaland as a floating city made of modular pyramids.

Each modular pyramid would offer different living and entertainment facilities including hotels, shops, spas, gyms, bars, and cinemas.

Nowadays, floating cities are not exactly a groundbreaking concept.

South Korea is building one that will house 100,000 people by 2025.

However, Wayaland is a bit different as each unit can serve as a hotel, residential unit, gym, greenhouse, etc.

The firm initialized the building process of Wayaland Floating City by starting a crowdfunding campaign for the smaller two-floor module (10m x 10m).

However, it’s not exactly cheap as the firm is offering one night in the Waya Suite for €1000.

So if you can’t afford to buy a floating house, then this might be the next best thing.

The design firm is also not the only player in the market interested in building a city like this.

Many countries are also planning to build one in the near future.

Floating cities in different countries

Other than South Korea, Japan is also building a massive floating city in the ocean called Dogen City.

It is also dubbed the ‘no-illness’ city as residents will have access to the latest medical healthcare.

While Dubai is building its floating version of Venice, complete with underwater hotel suites.

Similar to Lazzarini, a Chinese construction company has designed a floating city, which will be made out of concrete on land, and then transported to the sea.

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Nalin Rawat

Nalin started his career by working with various national newspapers in India. He has also worked as a writer/editor for many popular websites, while still pursuing his journalism and mass communication degree. Working as a digital nomad has allowed him to inform and educate through his work. When he is not writing, you can find him playing video games or travelling the mountains on his bike.