Expanding Cities of the Future
In the future, major cities such as Sydney will need to address overcrowding and undesirable living situations. Not only is overcrowding a problem but building a sustainable city is also a challenge for the future.
The ocean has always remained a potential frontier for sophisticated water based communities. The traditional way of expanding a city in water has been using land reclamation but what if there is an alternative, a better way.
The United Nations recently has expressed support for further research into floating cities in response to rising sea levels and to house climate refugees.
But how would this type of floating cities work and what advantages would it have?
Brydon Wang, Smart Cities Researcher and Technology Construction Lawyer who recently wrote about the potential of floating cities joins us today again to take a deeper look into floating cities.
If you are interested in the concept be sure to find out more about floating cities in this video.