Floating Homes – a Response to Climate Change

floating homesNow, with climate change, floods are likely to be more frequent and more severe. Dutch scientists predict a rise in sea levels of up to 110cm (43 inches) by the year 2100.

At the same time, there is growing pressure on land. The Dutch government estimates 500,000 new homes will be needed in the next two decades.

Floating homes can rise 13 feet with the rise in the water table. They have a hollow concrete cube at the base to give them buoyancy.

 What do you think about these homes as a response to climate change?


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