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A Floating Catamaran Suite

Book an adventurous night in a hotel floating in nature. That’s all possible thanks to Marijn Beije’s graduation project Free Floating. The project basically features is a floating catamaran suite including four places to sleep, two terraces for relaxing, and a crow’s nest to spot birds. The floating catamaran suite aims to lure a broader target group to nature and to help them understand the beauty and importance of nature and the protection hereof.

But also when you’re looking for uncomplicated rest and peace for the weekends it’s good to know that the floating catamaran suite was recenty launched on the market. “The floating ecologde enhances the experience you can have while spending the night surrounded by nature and wildlife: here you can watch the beavers swim past as you fall asleep”, says Beije.

This article belongs to our Dutch Design Week 2011 series, in which we showcase ten great designs spotted at the Design Academy’s graduation show.


Dutch Design Week

In October of each year, the Dutch Design Week takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2,600 designers. In more than 110 locations across the city, DDW organizes and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities.


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