Floating Architecture


The Dutch government is listening closely to architect’s plans to re-design Holland, a country particularly susceptible to a rise in sea level, to deal with potential crises caused by climate change.

Dutch Architects Plan for a Floating Future Joe Palca NPR 1/28/08

“The momentum is just right. Because of the climate change, because of the Al Gore story, because of New Orleans, because of the financials of this moment, everybody is waiting for new innovations.”

Also, read President Levin’s views on confronting climate change here and check out the Forestry School’s Project on Climate Change.

And read about what a UN report had to say about architecture as it relates to climate change here.

Posted by Chris


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