The Maldives is Building a Floating City in Response to Climate Change

image of the Maldives Floating City
Maldives Floating City
image of how the Maldives floating city is expected to look
Maldives Floating City

The atoll nation of Maldives is creating an innovative floating city that mitigates the effects of climate change and stays on top of rising sea levels. The Maldives Floating City is designed by Netherlands-based Dutch Docklands and will feature thousands of waterfront residences and services floating along a flexible, functional grid across a 200-hectare lagoon.

The waterfront residences will float on a flexible grid across a 200-hectare lagoon.

Such innovative developments could prove vital in helping atoll nations, such as the Maldives, fight the impact of climate change.

Dutch company is also testing the technology in the Netherlands.

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Nadia Ahmad

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