Essay: Building for High Water: Architectural Approaches to Flood Risk

© Luuk Kramer
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Due to climate change floods will increase in frequency and flood disasters will lead to greater damages. Architects and urban planners are required to rethink their approach: If dykes or levees no longer offer reliable protection, a new culture of building by and living with the water is necessary. (Nicola Borgmann, Mark Kammerbauer)