Floating Architecture: Preparing for a Life on Water

This slideshow lays out a photo story with short descriptions of how designers of city buildings all over the world are taking climate change and rising sea level seriously.

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Teaching Tips

Photo story could be used in a variety of courses: design/technology/engineering, geography, marine science/oceanography, climate change.

Students could be encouraged to consider these designs as a response to severe weather events.

Students could be encouraged to design and explain their own resolution to coastal cities dealing with sea level rise.