floating knowledge base

We have the largest open-source knowledge base on floating solutions in the world. We have made a huge part of our knowledge available on this page.

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Welcome to our professional knowledge base on floating technology. We give people, governments, companies and investors free access to our database, because we truly believe that building on water is the future. Feel free to apply our floating information in your own projects. If you need professional advice on floating, please contact us.

videos

The following 4 videos are part of a larger video collection in our Knowledge Base. Do you want to have access to all our videos? Get yourself registered and get free access to our complete video library.

#floatingisland #frenchpolynesia #resort

Title: Floating Island project French Polynesia.

00:35

3 years ago , 1.9K views

#TEDx #waterworld #rutgerdegraaf

Title: We’re running out of land let’s build on water.

09:27

4 years ago , 1.8K views

#floatingpavilion #constructionmovie

Title: Realizing climate resilient floating projects.

06:29

2 years ago , 103 views

#positive impact, #algae, #floating cities, #Blue21

Title: Sustainable solution to the housing shortage.

08:47

1 year ago , 101K views

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Reports

The following 4 reports are part of a larger collection in our Knowledge Base. Do you want to have access to all our reports? Get yourself registered and get free access to our complete library.

Floating Islands Development and Deployment Roadmap.

“A modular approach of building up the total floating island was chosen by the SpaceΛSea consortium as it provides flexibility in expanding the floating island… “

Author

Space@Sea

Environmental Assessment Report.

“The “Environmental Assessment Handbook” will be a step-by-step guide for floating infrastructure within a SeaZone, with recommendations for infrastructure characteristics that aim to keep key ecosystem…”

Author

Ir. Karina Czapiewska

Seasteading Implementation Plan.

“The most important ambition of The Seasteading Institute is to guarantee political freedom, and thus enable experimentation with alternative social systems. This aspect is directly linked to to the ability to move … “

Author

Deltasync

Realising a floating city .

“The main objective of this report is to give a general design of a floating city to determine the structural feasibility of such a concept. The challenge in this concept lies in the environment the floating community is… “

Author

K.K.M. Ko

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scientific articles

The following 4 scientific articles are part of a larger collection in our Knowledge Base. Do you want to have access to all our scientific articles? Get yourself registered and get free access to our complete library.

Potential of Floating Production for delta and coastal cities.

“The disruption of nutrient cycles caused by human activities such as agriculture and burning fossil fuels is impacting ecosystem services on global and local scales. The increasing concentration… “

Author

B. Dal Bo Zanon & B. Roeffen

Receptivity to transformative change in the Dutch urban
water management sector.

“The objective of this study was to gain insight in the potential for transformative change in the Dutch urban water management sector… “

Author

R. E. de Graaf & R. J. Dahm

In-Situ Water Quality Observations under a Large-Scale Floating Solar Farm Using Sensors and Underwater Drones.

“The rapid implementation of large scale floating solar panels has consequences to water quality and local ecosystems. Environmental…”

Author

Rui L. Pedroso de Lima

Legal Framework for Sustainable Floating City Development: A Case Study of the Netherlands.

“Sustainable floating city development has recently gained increasing popularity as a serious solution to climate change… “

Author

Fen-Yu Lin, Otto Spijkers, and Pernille van der Plank

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Professional Publications

The following 4 professional publications are part of a larger collection in our Knowledge Base. Do you want to have access to all our professional publications? Get yourself registered and get free access to our complete library.

Creating floating cities utopia or a new perspective for the future?

“Cities produce huge amounts of wastewater and CO2. Most of the nutrients from wastewater and large… “

Author

Rutger De Graaf & Karina Czapiewska

Floating Solutions: A new tool in Dutch Delta Technology.

“By some accounts, French Polynesia is heaven on Earth. It’s a collection of 118 tropical islands and atolls spread across a wide expanse of the Pacific… ” 

Author

Jan van Kessel

Finest Floating explores potential of floating structures for Helsinki-Tallinn metropole.

“The initiative by Finest Floating builds on the project by FEBAY to construct a 103 km.… “

Author

Blue21

Embrace a wetter future, the Dutch turn to floating homes.

“When a heavy storm hit in October, residents of the floating community of Schoonschip in Amsterdam had little doubt they could ride it out. They tied up… “

Author

Yale Environment 360

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lectures

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Title: Floating Urban Development in Baltic Regions 

20:08

2 year ago

Title: How can floating development help adapt to climate change?  

4:01

3 years ago

Title: Technology, Design and Governance of Climate Resilient Floating Urban Development 

42:25

2 years ago

Title: Floating Solutions for Addressing Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Cities

6:54

1 year ago

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Radio & Podcasts

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Podcast: Schiphol op zee goed idee? – Rutger de Graaf 

Podcast: Floating Real Estate – Karina Czapiewzka – Blue Frontiers

Podcast: “Groen, groener… blauw”   – Rutger de Graaf & Nanne de Ru – de Architect NL

Podcast: Should we build new cities at sea? – Rutger de Graaf – BBC

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32 videos on floating

29 books and reports

14 scientific articles

10 professional publications

27 lectures and presentations

14 podcasts and radio broadcasts