Dubai’s new self-sufficient floating villas can withstand rising seas


Millions of people will be displaced by rising sea levels, but for a lucky few, these floating homes will help them weather the storm. Waterstudio designed a community of 33 villas to float on top of the water so that they won’t be inundated by sea rise. Construction of the community – dubbed Amillarah – starts this month with developer Dutch Docklands off the coast of Dubai.

Sea levels could rise 3 feet by 2100, which could flood a good portion… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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