Richard Branson launches moon hotel concept

Branson launches plans for moon hotel

In an effort to implement innovative and somewhat crazy architectural concepts around the world, Richard Branson has recently launched plans for a moon hotel.

In addition to four other hotels located in New York, Sydney, London and Cape Town, the ‘Virgin Buildings’ campaign includes a commercial project on the moon.

“We’ve been lucky at Virgin to have done some pretty extraordinary things, whether its the music business, trains, planes or even spaceships, but I think this project perhaps caps them all,” said Branson.

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According to Branson, Virgin is looking to be the first company with property on the moon.

He said: “We’re looking at being the first company in the world to have a building on the moon, and we thought, if we’re going to do it lets try and pay for it by making it a hotel, and of course a pretty good-looking hotel.”

The other buildings included in Branson’s latest endeavor will all include rainwater-harvesting facilities, living walls that will grow food and moving walls that can adapt to suit the differing needs of rooms.

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