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Blue21 fully online soon

Blue21 fully online soon Blue21 fully online soon Welcome to our new Blue21 website. For the past couple of months we have worked hard to create a beautiful, responsive and easy-to-navigate website. Although it is not fully completed yet you can already read about what we have to offer and what is happening within our […]

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Floating city as an ecosystem in Delft Outlook

Floating city as an ecosystem in Delft Outlook Blue21: Floating city as an ecosystem in Delft Outlook Delft Outlook, the magazine for alumni of the Technical University Delft published an interview with Blue21 co-founder Rutger de Graaf about the BlueRevolution and how floating cities could function as ecosystem. You can read the interview here: http://delftoutlook.tudelft.nl/article/floating-city-ecosystem/ YOU […]

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RDC welcomes Rockefeller foundation

RDC welcomes Rockefeller foundation Blue21: RDC welcomes Rockefeller foundation In the last month Blue21 has been in contact with the Rockefeller foundation. Arranged by the RDC (Rotterdam Centre for Resilient Delta Cities) and the municipality, the members of RDC were invited to give a short presentation on what Dutch companies can contribute on increasing resilience […]

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Hong Kong Institution of Engineers visits Floating Pavilion

Hong Kong Institution of Engineers visits Floating Pavilion Hong Kong Institution of Engineers visits our Floating Pavilion Earlier this year a delegation from the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Young Member Committee visited the Floating Pavilion in Rotterdam. The visit was part of a trip to the Netherlands which offered participants the opportunity to […]

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Winners of Seasteading Design Contest announced

Winners of Seasteading Design Contest announced Floating City Project: Winners of Seasteading Design Contest announced The design contest devoted to the Seasteading Institute’s Floating City Project has come to an end. The winners are announced! The contest was held during the spring of 2015 and was organized by DeltaSync and the Seasteading institute. Participants had […]

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Floating Pavilion featured in Boundaries magazine

Floating Pavilion featured in Boundaries magazine Blue21: 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 Architectures on the Move”. You can […]

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Vote for People’s Choice in Seasteading design contest

Vote for People’s Choice in Seasteading design contest Blue21: 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 […]

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7 reasons why our future is on the water

7 reasons why our future is on the water By Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther, Founding Partner at Blue21 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 […]

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FT article ‘How ocean cities could become reality’

FT article ‘How ocean cities could become reality’ ‘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 Seasteading and DeltaSync. Read […]

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Inhabitat: Blue21 offers a sustainable alternative to consumptive societies

Inhabitat: Blue21 offers a sustainable alternative to consumptive societies Blue21 offers a sustainable alternative to consumptive societies “Although we’ve seen a number of cool floating city designs over the years, Blue 21 stands out among its buoyant counterparts for offering a truly viable solution to the world’s ever-increasing environmental ills.” We are very proud journalist […]

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