Carlo Ratti Associati, Currie Park waterfront, West Palm Beach, floating plaza, floating architecture, hydroponics, auditorium, water plaza, retail spaces, public spaces, green architecture

The project aims to transform a vacant area on the coast of Lake Worth Lagoon in West Palm Beach, Florida, and create a new complex that includes housing units, retail spaces and various leisure facilities. Visitors will be able to stroll from the West Palm Beach city center directly into the middle of the lagoon and relax on a unique floating plaza.

Carlo Ratti Associati, Currie Park waterfront, West Palm Beach, floating plaza, floating architecture, hydroponics, auditorium, water plaza, retail spaces, public spaces, green architecture

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The project utilizes the technology employed in the design of underwater vessels-a system of responsive air chambers that enable buoyancy. A series of public spaces, including a restaurant serving food made with hydroponically grown produce, a circular pool, an auditorium, and a water plaza.

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