Called Aquatrium, the innovative concept comprises a submerged aquarium with an atrium displaying eight transparent bubbles

The aquarium of the future? Revolutionary concept features marine life in transparent bubbles, an iceberg and whale sharks in tanks submerged in New York's East River

  • Called Aquatrium, the innovative concept comprises a submerged aquarium with transparent bubbles and tanks
  • It recently won a speculative competition aimed at generating discussion about a vacant parcel of land in Queens
  • Renderings show whale sharks, manta rays and sharks inside tanks in the submerged section of the aquarium

This futuristic aquarium features marine life in transparent biomes, tanks filled with sea creatures, an iceberg and a planetarium – and it’s submerged in New York’s East River.
Called Aquatrium, the innovative concept comprises a submerged aquarium, an island and a public park, although it’s not likely to become the Big Apple’s next big tourist attraction.
It won a speculative competition aimed at generating ideas and discussion about a vacant parcel of land and basin in the Long Island City section of Queens. Read more...

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Image credit: Lissoni Architettura