2100: A Dystopian Utopia in USA Today!

“The book “2100: A Dystopian Utopia” envisions what cities will look like after climate change: Low-lying and coastal cities have been destroyed by rising sea levels and storm surge inundation. Inland towns struggle with droughts and wildfires. Global megacities have become more compact and are almost completely rebuilt to deal with new norms. São Paulo, Brazil, frequently floods, so homes are suspended above the waters. The Brooklyn borough of New York City is protected by storm-surge barriers while turbines and parks line Gowanus Canal to soak up water and energy from the frequent storms that would otherwise flood the nearby homes. Though these scenarios might seem far-fetched, some of what’s described in the book by architect Vanessa Keith is based on technologies that have already even been built.” Thanks to writer Elizabeth Weise for the mention! Read more here:


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