How to build a city that doesn’t flood? Turn it into a sponge
With floods devastating parts of the UK and Venice, can we re-engineer cities to be more 'absorbent'? Devastating floods ravage cities around the world almost every year and urbanization may be partly to blame. With so many people at risk, can we re-engineer cities themselves? Poornima Apte, writing in JSTOR Daily, looks at how some cities are being turned into sponges.
From JSTOR Daily