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Floating bamboo domes could keep urban farms safe from rising seas

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 16, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Tafline Laylin last modified Oct 15, 2016

Jamaica's agriculture sector suffers from many woes, including natural disasters that caused $14.4 billion in losses between 1994 and 2010, according to Dinesh Ram, who designed this floating bamboo dome concept. An entrant in Inhabitat's recent biodesign contest, the Hope Waters Dome is designed to combat the twin dangers of rising sea levels and food scarcity in the water locked nation, and it could be built using locally-available materials such as bamboo and plastic. The dome is designed...






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