Osros Floating Island

Osros Floating Island
Featured
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

It’s hard to even give a name to this unique structure — is it a boat or an island? The Osros floating island was designed as a way to have the best of both worlds.

The floating island includes six luxury double bedrooms, with space for 12 residents and four staff members. The boat is priced at £3 million.

The manufacturers describe the island as an “autonomous power supply based energy system” powered by a noiseless wind energy system. The island also features over 120 m2 of solar panels. Heat recovery from the sea water is used for heating and air conditioning.

The company explains: “In the beginning, my goal was to create an exclusive, high-quality hotel chain based on floating platforms. With the progress of the project it became clear that the attractive and unusual concept of Orsos Islands should not be limited to only a selected group of people.”

“Orsos Islands should reach a much broader audience, people with an awareness of modern life and a feeling of responsibility towards the environment.”

The Austrian company began construction of the prototype in Germany and Hungary. The company’s goal is to show the structure to the public by the end of 2013.

View More Pictures:

Elite.

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Anthony Selden

Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.

Also On Elite

World

The Rice Bucket Challenge Is The Newest Viral Trend Promoting Cultural Awareness For India (Photos)

As critics call attention to the inherently wasteful nature of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Indian journalist Manju Latha Kalanidhi has brainstormed a more efficient way to virtually spread generosity. Kalanidhi is the creator of the Rice Bucket Challenge, a charitable effort that’s traveling through social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. Instead of dumping […]

World

These Men Ain’t Loyal: Apparently 40% Of Men Would Rather Watch Sports Than F*ck

I’m always skeptical of surveys that address things people would rather be doing over having sex, especially when one of those things includes “watching sports.” According to a study reported by Metro, 40 percent of men would rather watch a soccer game than engage in passionate love making with you. These results come from Bondara, an online […]

TV

Lena Dunham Reveals First Look At ‘Girls’ Season 4 On Instagram (Video)

“Girls” is one of the more divisive shows on television. You either love it or hate it. The same seems to go for the creator and star of the show, Lena Dunham. Regardless of your thoughts on the show, it is still going strong on HBO and the season four premiere is fast approaching. Now, […]

Humor

Coca-Cola May Be Telling Us To Pop Molly With Its New Advertisement (Photo)

It has to be difficult for Coca-Cola’s marketing team to advertise for Coke, considering the drink shares a name with a drug that has vaguely similar energy-boosting effects. Emphasis on “vaguely.” Tyler Lemco of YouTube’s Epic Meal Time tweeted this picture of an advertising campaign done by Coca-Cola, that pairs Coke with the popular rave […]

Motivation

Put Your Self First: 10 Ways To Perfect The Art Of Self-Esteem

The importance of having self-esteem is very underrated these days. The focus is so much more on the external objects that we are easily willing to compromise our own self-esteem to make others happy. Feeling good and believing in yourself is extremely important in succeeding professionally and personally. Here are 10 ways you can improve […]

Envision

Skier Makes Shredding These 70-Foot Slopes Look Way Too Easy (Video)

If you’re afraid of heights, skiing in Wyoming is one way to face your fears. A recent video uploaded to Vimeo by skier Owen Leeper gives us a good look at what shredding Jackson Hole is like. Most of the thrilling footage is capturing from Leeper’s point of view. Aside from the fact that Leeper’s […]