Imagine the experience of being able to float high above a volcano…now thinkdifferently
A trio of designers from the University of Puerto Rico have created what they call an “Upservatory,” a viewing platform suspended as part of a hot air balloon.
The design is the winner of Nemrut Volcano Eyes competition which called for inspiration for a visitor observation platform to be constructed over Nemrut, a dormant volcano located in eastern Turkey.
The concept would suspend a viewing platform at 2800 m above the volcano, providing incredible aerial views of the surrounding lakes.
Read more about the other competition entries at architect.com here