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Proud to be in French Huffington Post

Proud to be in French Huffington Post

Time's is ticking for the COP21 with only one week left to come up with solutions. The French edition of the Huffington Post wants to help and came up with a list of buildings of the future to adapt to global warming. We are so proud to be in this list of beautiful,...

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Interviewed on BBC World Service Radio!

Interviewed on BBC World Service Radio!

Rutger de Graaf, founder of Blue21 and Deltasync, appeared on BBC World Service Radio yesterday. Great to hear the guests discuss about floating cities as a possible solution to solve global challenges! Like Heather McGray, Director Vulnerability & Adaptationat...

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Dear global leaders: water is the key

Dear global leaders: water is the key

As we speak, 'Paris' is trying hard to solve one of the world's biggest challenges ever: how to deal with global climate change? By Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther (Blue21) This is a complex problem with many interrelated issues, such as water management, food supply and...

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How to stay within 2°C temperature rise? Use 1% of the ocean

How to stay within 2°C temperature rise? Use 1% of the ocean

To minimize temperature rise, in the long run just capturing CO₂ is not enough. We have to start using CO₂ as a resource. This is how. Global leaders are, as we speak, trying to achieve an international agreement to keep the temperature increase below 2°C. We want to...

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Growing food on water up to 200x more efficient than on land

Growing food on water up to 200x more efficient than on land

According to a recent study presented at the Amsterdam International Water Week 2015, growing food on water is up to 200 times more efficient compared to average agriculture on land. Barbara Dal Bo Zanon, architect and researcher at DeltaSync, is currently working on...

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Amsterdam builds floating pier for houseboats

Amsterdam builds floating pier for houseboats

For the first time a floating pier has been constructed for floating houses in which electricity, cable and watersupply are fully integrated. The waterplots for 34 houseboats were sold out in no time. The project is called Waterwonen Amsterdam and is located at the...

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Floating buildings up to 15 floors can withstand hurricanes

Floating buildings up to 15 floors can withstand hurricanes

New research shows that it is technically feasible to create floating high-rise buildings of 15 floors at sea, even under hurricane conditions. This is one of the conclusions of our intern Kelvin Ko, who just completed his Civil Engineering Masters thesis at TU Delft....

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How To Avoid The Next Atlantis

How To Avoid The Next Atlantis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeDIPrOSWbU This great video shows in 2 minutes why we need a blue revolution... We even discovered two of our designs are in it, so stay tuned till 1:13. Thank you AXA for telling this important story!  

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Rotterdam opens Aqua Dock

Rotterdam opens Aqua Dock

On november 2nd the city of Rotterdam has officially opened Aqua Dock, a brand new hub for waterinnovations. At Aqua Dock you can test, demonstrate and produce waterinnovations, like floating offices, hotels and gardens. The first tenants are Urban Green and the...

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