Fascinating floating city shaped like a manta ray would be 100% self-sustaining

City of Mériens, Jacques Rougerie, manta ray floating city, floating city, oceanic research, seaorbiter, ocean research, university city, city shaped like manta ray

French architect Jacques Rougerie has envisioned a giant floating city which bears a striking resemblance to a manta ray. He discusses his love for the ocean in an interview, where he calls himself a “mérien,” a term he coined which translates to “one belonging to the sea.” His dream is for likeminded individuals to populate his City of Mériens, to conduct research on the surrounding ocean.

City of Mériens, Jacques Rougerie, manta ray floating city, floating city, oceanic research, seaorbiter, ocean research, university city, city shaped like manta ray
City of Mériens, Jacques Rougerie, manta ray floating city, floating city, oceanic research, seaorbiter, ocean research, university city, city shaped like manta ray
City of Mériens, Jacques Rougerie, manta ray floating city, floating city, oceanic research, seaorbiter, ocean research, university city, city shaped like manta ray
City of Mériens, Jacques Rougerie, manta ray floating city, floating city, oceanic research, seaorbiter, ocean research, university city, city shaped like manta ray

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