In the recent years, floating hotels and floating residences has become one of the upcoming trends in the leisure and architectural sectors,a trend that novelty-seeking, high-heeled persons can’t get enough of. So far, hotels groups have been extending their interests in the design of futuristic hotels to lure the global nomads besides. And, as convention seems to be going out of fashion for the uber-rich, they get easily attracted to more exclusive and exotic options like the MORPHotel, floating pyramids and the Aircruise that blends a floating hotel and a cruise ship. Among the luxury circle, waterfront is really getting popular, and, even the hotel designers now look out to sea to build their dream hotels, floating on water, offering water views and exotic experiences without leaving the discerning guests at sea. The latest solution to water tourism that is designed to work is the ‘Three Spirits’, a floating tourist base in the form of three ship hotels.
Originally the master’s thesis of architect Filip Kurzewski, the initial vision of the project ‘Three Spirits’ originated on the basis of innumerable personal drawings and painting studies, along with the inspiration for the direction of form, color and special arrangement that came from the architect’s personal diving experiences. Hand drawing and personal reflections became the driving force for the design, as it connects the design with the underwater world which the hotel guests explore.
The project has also been consulted with the naval architects, and they said it’ll work. As per the project, each of the three ships functions as an independent unit. Ships are built on diesel electric system which made it possible locating 4 azimuthal propellers’s fueled from the underwater part of the legs. Further, each ship has been designed for 30-days of self sufficiency, and is intended to swim in island area.
The ships making up a complex like structure, to a certain level, differ as for the applied program, and if the suitable localization is chosen, they may form an island ‘Lang’. Guests can have the privilege to enjoy the supplementary attractions. On the first ship, guests have a ballroom at their disposal, a casino on the second and on the third, there’s a hall of multi-functional purposes where live theatrical performances and film screenings are possible. And, when the three ships will meet, they generate a common water area for guests to swim safely. Further, the diving capsule will be a main attraction for a particular ship, where the guests can practice scuba diving and can also dive safely to see wrecks or coral reefs. In addition, guests also get set of boats, which allow them to choose an appropriate place for recreation.
Each ship will have a dissimilar interior style, which is a personification of one of the idols of Oceania, and it also has the possibility of simulation of own voice and thoughts, along with the knowledge of underwater land which it will convey. To ask questions, guests can also communicate with their guide throughout a knowledge hall, ‘the heart’ of the ship. And, depending on the host’s character they are also educated by means of whispers present on the shipboard.
The three ships owing to their unique sculptural forms seen on the horizon are to evoke impression of the fairy-like creatures which attracts the beauty.