Status: On process of looking for a usable working topic for my upcoming thesis :) Here's one favorite I've seen so far with regards to disaster resilience. Soon I'll be posting more of topics that inspire and ignite my creative neurons within. *hee-hee*
Not content to simply talk about the dangers of rising sea levels (like much of the rest of the world), the Dutch have begun taking matters into their own hands with architecture that can withstand dramatic changes in the canals that are such an integral part of the Netherlands. As part of a new development called “New Water”, Koen Oltuls of Waterstudio designed ‘The Citadel’, Europe’s first floating apartment complex. 60 luxury apartments, a car park, a floating road and boat docks will work with the changing water levels rather than against them.