Global Warming is leading to rising sea levels. In the Netherlands, half of the population is living below sea level. Floating homes are the answer!
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As sea levels rise, things are getting more and more complicated: there’s less land to build on, and plumbing becomes difficult.
The solution? Floating houses. In fact, Amsterdam’s Ijburg neighborhood is the first floating neighborhood, and has 97 houses.
“We think that sustainability on the water can work even better than sustainability on land,” Koen Olthuis, an architect who designs floating buildings, told the Associated Press. Olthuis’s firm has built dozens of floating houses and office buildings throughout the Netherlands…
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