WHIM Architecture’s Recycled Island is making use of the amount of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean. Designers have conceived a plan to build a floating island. The Recycled Island would be about island of plastic, on which communities would be built.
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The Ark is a hotel by Russian design firm Remistudio and is meant to be self-sufficient. The transparent foil roof would allow light to reach plants inside, and the waste produced in the building would be converted into fuel.