Citizens play a crucial role in the water-resistant city

Article featured in stadszaken proposes floating construction and citizen involvement as the path to creating a water-resistant city. Rutger de Graaf and Roland Goetgeluk, members of the Thinking Tank Floating (Re) building believe that a shift in thinking is the basis for innovative water solutions for the water-resistant city. It’s about resilience, circularity and moving with it. This requires governance strategies with the citizen at the center.

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Is our future at sea?

Journalist Sanne Bloemink explores this question in De Groene Amsterdammer. Her article gives an inspiring overview of the blue revolution and seasteading, with grass roots both in the Netherlands and Silicon Valley.

She interviewed Joe Quirk – an American writer of best sellers, board member at the Seasteading Institute and self announced seavangelist – and Karina Czapiewska, floating city developer and one of the founders of DeltaSync and Blue21.

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Nice to know: the article was a staff pick by Blendle when it was published in February this year…