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Floating Architecture: Preparing for a Life on Water
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/multimedia/floatingarchitecture/index.html

PBS Newshour, PBS

This slideshow lays out a photo story with short descriptions of how city buildings all over the world are taking climate change and rising sea level seriously, designing structures that can react to unforeseen changes. As sea levels continue to rise, architects design ways to live with the rising water.

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About the Science

  • In the last decade, floating architecture has come into the market as a realistic opportunity for planning for sea level rise in the next century.
  • Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.

About the Pedagogy

  • The photo essay is accompanied by a transcript of background information and a few links are given for students to go into more depth.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Photos are clear and clean.

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