Cities of the future - sustainability

90 minutes


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With rising sea levels, engineers and scientists need to start thinking about the future of near-shore cities as they will continue to slowly disappear beneath the waves. Where are we going to live? Underwater or floating on islands?

Cities of the future - sustainability

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Key question

What will future cities look like?

Learning objectives

  • Learn about the causes and effects of rising sea levels

  • Explore how cities in and on the ocean may look like in the future

  • Understand the impact of nature on architecture and design choices

  • Create a project to explore the design features of sustainable cities & practice discussions