The first FLOATING CITY in the world

The world's first floating city will be finished by 2027. Where will it be built?


The world’s first floating city will be finished by 2027. Where will it be built?

The first FLOATING CITY in the world

In some places around the world the effects of climate change are still not very evident, but there are other places where they are already changing habits to survive. Among these there are also the paradisiacal Maldives, which risk being submerged due to rising sea levels. This is where an innovative solution was found: building floating cities that adapt to the changing sea. The works will begin shortly.

# The Maldives Floating City


The Maldives are an archipelago in the heart of the Indian Ocean which today has over 1900 islands, but which in the future have already been given up for dead: forecasts say that by 2050 about 1000 of these islands could be submerged by the rise in the sea level. sea. One of the earth’s paradises is about to disappear and it is for this fear that a floating city has been created, the Maldives Floating City – MFC, whose works will begin shortly and should be finished by 2027.

# The project is Dutch: will it be the first of many others?

The project is Dutch and could be the model to follow to develop other floating cities, based not on the concept of “survival” but on a new existence: more sustainable and safe but also more technological and innovative. In the rest of the world there are already some smaller examples of “floating buildings”, but with the MFC we are talking about a new way of urban planning that could change the fate of the whole world, offering a chance to all those countries that live near the sea.

Also because considering that water covers three quarters of the earth’s surface, one can understand how much space is available for new marine cities. But let’s go back to the Floating City project. What will happen in the city?

# Cars will not be allowed. Are we ready for this revolution?

The Maldivian floating city was designed to convey an important message also with its shape, which will be that of a “brain coral”, a kind of coral as bizarre as it is suggestive. The modules of the city will recreate the appearance of coral thanks to a system of canals that will allow the inhabitants to move quickly, and in addition to which there will also be paths that can be traveled on foot, by bike or by small electric vehicles.

Cars will not be allowed, to minimize the environmental impact of the city. Stability will also be guaranteed thanks to the collaboration of nature and technology, in fact the anthropic structures will be helped by some artificial coral reefs that will stimulate the growth of natural coral, creating a natural breakwater.

With this city, urban planning is about to change, and tourism and many other sectors will follow it. Are we ready for this revolution?