May 22, 2019

WSJ: A View From the Top – Building a home on stilts is an ancient architectural practice. Rising seas are making it useful again

As climate change makes coastal flooding a rising threat, stilt homes are an increasingly popular weapon against storm surges and routine flooding. Studies on climate change’s impact on cities dating back a decade have called for incorporating stilt homes into housing plans. In Miami, a city that is being forced to radically rethink housing amid...
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