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Floating city apps – floating facilities for flood prone areas

6 Feb 2017, Floodlist

A Dutch architecture firm is developping floating facilities for flood-prone communities. The Floating City App is based on the concept of a floating shipping container fitted out for multi-purpose use, such as communication and education, sanitation, community kitchen, health care, garbage collection and construction.


    Sendai Framework
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    Ministry of Security and Justice (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
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    Ministry of Security and Justice (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
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  • Phone:+31 70 751 50 50 (secr.) +31 653 353 570


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    Ministry of Security and Justice (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
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  • Phone:+31 70 751 50 50 (secr.) +31 653 353 570
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