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

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 13, 2018 01:04 AM
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by (Kristine Lofgren) last modified Jan 12, 2018

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...





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