This Amazing Floating City Will Rise In The Pacific Ocean In 2020!

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

Seasteading Institute is a nonprofit organization based out of San Francisco that has been playing with this concept since 2008. They have of late, reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia in order to test the waters. This concept might seem like something out of Star Wars, but it is going to be a reality. A Real Floating City!

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

The president of Seasteading said that if you could actually have a floating city, you would have a start-up country. Paraphrasing, he also said that if you could have a floating city you would have a different government and an amazing variety of people.

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

This future floating city is expected to have approximately 12 structures including homes, restaurants, hotels, and offices. The Engineers and Architects have already visited a spot that is undisclosed where this project will take place.

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

With all the Utopian thoughts of a liberated people and the rules of society, this project will cost approximately $167 million dollars! Seasteading Institute has already received funding from Peter Theil, founder of PayPal. The next phase by the institution is to hold an “initial coin offering” which will be a fundraising campaign to raise money by offering virtual currency.

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

floating city pacific ocean tahiti

More info: seasteading.org (h/t thenewyorktimes)

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