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Floating Architecture: Preparing for a Life on Water

On the Thames

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On the Thames

The U.K.'s first amphibious house was granted full planning permission and is set to be built by Baca Architects on the banks of the River Thames later this year. During dry times, the home will rest on fixed foundations. If it floods, the entire structure will rise with the water but stay tethered.

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

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