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THIS SIDE UP


Title : This Side Up
Author : Bram Van Cauter
Nationality : Belgian
Year : 2013
Location : Sea
Biography : Master in Architecture at W&K, Sint Lucas Brussels, Graduated with Honor
Type : Coup de Coeur, Design, Floating, Infrastructure, Public, Skyscreaper, Technology
Scale : Installation
Size :
Capacity : 140

Designed to survive a hundred years at sea, This Side Up stabilization techniques used modern oil rigs and the amarage capabilities of modern ships. Combined with a structure that can be filled with seawater for changing the configuration of the vessel: the horizontal position to the vertical position. Each offering to all its caractérisitiques own. This project aims to deepen our knowledge of the oceans and constructions at sea Its technology offers THIS SIDE UP the ability to rotate the building of the horizontal to vertical position. Allowing it to drift with ocean currents in the manner of airships that move with the strength of hot air currents. The university can accommodate up to 140 students, functioning as a Forum.

Descriptive of Author : A Floating University of Oceanography