14 Jan '18, 1am

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

Waterstudio floating villas Dubai 4 Millions of people will be displaced by rising sea levels, but for a lucky few, these floating homes will help them weather the storm. <a href="https://www.waterstudio.nl/">Waterstudio</a> 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 <a href="http://www.dutchdocklands.com/">Dutch Docklands</a> off the coast of Dubai. 1 Waterstudio floating villas Dubai 2 Sea levels could rise 3 feet by 2100, which could flood a good portion of the United Arab Emirates. These buoyed homes would <a href="https://inhabitat.com/these-hurricane-proof-floating-homes-are-packed-with-green-features/">float</a> on top of the water, rather than fixed on land, but they wouldn't lack the luxuries of your typical villa. 2 ...

Full article: https://inhabitat.com/dubais-new-self-sufficient-floating...

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