“Building on land destroys habitats. Building on the ocean creates habitats. You can’t be an environmentalist if you live in land.”
— Rüdiger Koch, Lead Engineer of Ocean Builders, a company that builds seasteads.
With the collapse of the cruise ship industry, there is an opportunity to develop a new form of human habitation, one that has no carbon footprint.
In this paper, Rüdiger Koch, proposes a plan to transform cruise ships into zero-emission seasteads. He recommends encouraging coral growth, removing driving equipment, replacing the air conditioning with efficient air circulation, solar panels, and more. Read the full plan.