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Made waves at the Flood Expo in London

Made waves at the Flood Expo in London

On 14 and 15 October Blue21 has presented floating urban development as an alternative flood management strategy at the Flood Expo2015 in London, the World’s largest flood exhibition and event. With Buildingonwater.com and Deltares, Blue21 was part of the Netherlands...

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Law of the Sea not equipped for climate change refugees

Law of the Sea not equipped for climate change refugees

WE ARE VERY PROUD TO PRESENT TO YOU OUR FIRST GUEST BLOG! By Dr. Francesca Galea, International maritime lawyer Sea level rise is threatening low lying islands around the world, but even more is at stake than the landmass they live on. Current international treaties...

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Waterpioneering at Amsterdam International Water Week 2015

Waterpioneering at Amsterdam International Water Week 2015

DeltaSync and INDYMO will be presenting at the Amsterdam International Water Week from 2-6 November 2015.   Barbara Dal Bo Zanon... ... from DeltaSync will discuss about the potential of productive floating developments for delta and coastal cities. Estimations...

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FT article ‘How ocean cities could become reality’

FT article ‘How ocean cities could become reality’

"Rising sea levels and rapid technological progress mean floating cities and ocean urbanisation are closer than ever", according to FT journalist Nicola Davidson. She tracked down the enterprises worldwide that are "seriously engaged in ocean urbanisation", including...

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7 reasons why our future is on the water

7 reasons why our future is on the water

Do you ever feel like there’s not much you can do to save our planet? Well, you can. And it’s very simple: by making use of the water. Here are seven reasons why the world needs a blue revolution. And why you have to join it. 1. We are running out of land As the...

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Vote for People’s Choice in Seasteading design contest

Vote for People’s Choice in Seasteading design contest

Although winners have already been selected by a team of experts, now is the chance to vote for your personal favorite in Seasteading's design contest. Cast your vote here and find out who wins the People's Choice contest! Voting ends on August 23rd at Midnight...

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Floating Pavilion featured in Boundaries magazine

Floating Pavilion featured in Boundaries magazine

Boundaries, an international architectural magazine focused on sustainable, socially engaged and humanitarian architecture, has featured the Floating Pavilion in Rotterdam. The article is part of a larger series on movable architecture. The issue is called "Tiny...

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