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Herman Hertzberger’s Floating Houses in the Netherlands

 

floating houses in the Netherlands

Two-third of Netherlands is below sea level, thats why the country protected by an ingenious system of “polders” and strong flood barriers. Now those method is mentioned as old technique or defensive against water. According to Koen Olthius from Waterstudio, the safest place to be is actually the water, so instead of building barrier we should working with water and build a floating architecture.

Via Guardian