Submitted by JW Bruns (Liberstead Publishing, LLC)
This plan illustrates a city of 1000 residents in its seventh year.
Phase 1 – Four 160×160 foot concrete caissons start the city.
Phase 2 – With the city core in place, the city grows by innovating a building method while at-sea.
The Liberstead Plan is a realistic and cost-effective plan for a floating city that might be located in a bay, like the Gulf of Fonseca, or on the open ocean in an equatorial environment. Safety and stability are assured even with Category-5 winds and 30 foot waves.
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The technology to foster the fluid mechanics of voluntary societies is at hand.
The Seasteading Institute is a nonprofit think-tank working to provide a machinery of freedom to choose new societies on the blue frontier.
The most successful floating cities can then inspire change around the world.