It looks like a cross between Noah's Ark and something out of a 1970s science-fiction film.
The futuristic Ark Hotel has been designed to withstand floods caused by rising sea levels.
The floating behemoth is a 'biosphere' conceived as a safe, self-contained haven in case of disaster.
Boasting a green, self-sustaining environment for guests, the shell-shaped hotel would withstand tidal waves and other natural disasters.
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