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Floating Buildings

  • Aired: 10/10/2013
  • 01:37
  • Rating: NR
For generations, the Dutch have regarded the water surrounding them as an enemy, building dams and dykes to fend it off. But with climate scientists predicting sea level rises and increased flooding, some engineers are taking a different approach. Their solution? Floating buildings, which work with the water rather than against it, creating a real-life water world.
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Engineers in the Netherlands propose building homes that float on water.
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