Overall Winner: The Swimming City — András Gyõrfi

The Seasteading Institute, committed to the ongoing development of ocean communities, has just announced the winners of their first annual design content. Could people really end up living in these hypothetical off-shore communities? (Pics)

The design contest had five categories: Overall, Best Picture, Aesthetics, Personality, and Community Choice.  With prizes ranging from $250 to $1000, the design contest attracted both amateur and professional architects from around the world, as the winners hailed from such far-flung locales as Estonia, Hungary, Brazil, and Minnesota.

Best Picture Winner: Oasis of The Sea — Emerson Stepp

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