Rising flood risks prompt need for innovative design

Could New York City see "amphibious houses" in coastal areas similar to those built in the Netherlands to help mitigate the risk of flooding and rising sea levels? Dominic Basulto looks at some of the city's plans to make itself more resilient, and what some other cities have done. Haiko Cornelissen describes the amphibious house as one "able to float on the water, held in place by guides, [that] continues to function thanks to flexible utilities," Basulto writes.

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