Topics » Science & Technology   May 28, 2012

Floating Architecture: Preparing for a Life on Water

Floating Eco House

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Floating Eco House

This housing community would have a unique water management system. The buildings would be fitted with a rainwater recovery system and biological filter systems to use the surrounding water. A wastewater collection tank would sit at the lowest level of the house, and about 80 percent of the wastewater would be converted into gray water, which could be used for non-drinkable purposes.

Read the story: Floating Architecture: Finding Ways to Live With Rising Water.

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