Designed as a permanent dwelling for the Bay of Caletilla, Acapulco the Floating Island takes its inspiration from microorganisms inhabiting the marine world. The fiberglass structure designed by Pedro Reyes closely replicates the unicellular exoskeleton form of sea microorganisms like the radiolarian and diatomea in its form. The Floating Island consists of a hollowed center which becomes a round pool in the bottom with a zenithal light doom. Extremely rational in its form and design, the island resembles natural characteristics of a shell which make it automatically beautiful.
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