Koen Olthuis Designs Maldives Floating Islands Concept

By: Meghan Young - Published: Mar 6, 2010 • References:
The global climate change is creating valid fears regarding very real threats to many countries, so governments are stepping up to the plate with possible solutions such as the Maldives floating islands.

The Maldives government has been in the news quite frequently addressing the threat of rising sea levels to their small islands. Commissioning Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio.NL to come up with a possible solution, he has designed the Maldives floating islands concept. Although conceived as resorts, this could be the answer to all their problems. Stats for Star-Shaped Mini-Cities Trending: Older & Average
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