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Floating cities


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    • found: Work cat.: 2017040828: Pamphlet architecture 36, 2019:CIP data view (concept of floating cities, a field of inquiry that is gaining increasing relevance and urgency with the impending reality of climate change)
    • found: ArchDaily, (via Internet), Mar. 17, 2016(several floating cities proposed as visions of future architecture in the twentieth-century; with climate change raising sea levels, there may be climate refugees in the future)
    • found: Daily mail (via Internet), Jan. 17, 2017(plans for the world's first 'floating city'; French Polynesia is interested in the project as the area is at risk from rising sea levels)
    • found: Harvard gazette (via Internet), Mar. 19, 2013(vision of floating cities; African Water Cities Project envisions a future in which modular coastal dwelling as built on platforms stacked with flotation devices)
    • found: National Science Foundation website, Aug. 28, 2017(under Awards/Coastal Ocean Space Utilization (COSU) Symposium: concepts frequently introduced pertain to such topics as artificial islands, floating cities, etc.; projects comprising the coastal infrastructure)
    • found: NTRL database, Aug. 28, 2017(keyword: Floating cities)
    • found: Phys.org (via Internet), Aug. 12, 2016(Architecture students, faculty design floating cities in response to climate change; in response to rising sea levels, urban habitats could rise and float)
    • found: PS (via JSTOR), January 2013:p. 34 (if the problem is rising sea levels, then adaptation might recommend constructing new flood defences or even floating cities)
    • notfound: A&AT, Aug. 25, 2017;Avery index online;Oxford art online
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    • 2017-08-25: new
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