Rising Water: Benefit from Change or Suffer from Stagnation
By TH!NK by IBI
DateApril 14, 2016
Re-thinking human relationships with water are critical for climate change adaptation. Waterfront cities have undertaken a range of initiatives to address sea-level rise and future water deficiency. Shaped like an upside-down umbrella, Tåsinge Plads, a public space in Copenhagen, uses clever landscaping and materials to both manage flood control and increase the quality of life. The collaborative designs overcame restraints of traditional engineering solutions. Would you agree that today’s complicated issues are better served by creative multidisciplinary approaches?
*Image of Enghaveparken designed by COWI, TREDJE NATUR, and Platant