Eva Pontika, Charlie Glenton & Samantha Hamilton

Gold

Discipline
Architecture, Engineering & Interior Design

Year of study
5th Year

University
Plymouth University

August 2017 witnessed the catastrophic effects of Typhoon ‘Hato’ in Macau, China.

Due to the water expansion caused by higher temperatures and melting of ice sheets, Climate Central estimates that 275 million people worldwide live in areas that will eventually be flooded when the 3°C global warming occurs, effecting four out of five people living in Asia.

This urban strategy proposal works with water and creates a natural ecosystem/ wetland park built from the natural sedimentation of the river. This acts like a sponge/flooding management and raises environmental awareness