Van Alen competition on Miami's sea level rise comes with $850,000 budget. Aerial view of Miami Beach (Flickr/Ann Baekken)

Van Alen competition on Miami’s sea level rise comes with $850,000 budget

By Jonathan Hilburg Recognizing how vulnerable southern Florida is in the face of climate change, the Van Alen Institute has launched Keeping Current: A Sea-Level Rise Challenge for Greater Miami. Targeting the Greater Miami Area, Keeping Current is a multi-disciplinary design...
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Illustration: Lauren Nassef | Art Direction: Jelena Schulz

Sea level rise… Planning for the Inevitable | Architect Magazine

Why architects need to both slow global warming and prepare for sea level rise. By Steve Cimino for AIA Architect John Englander is an oceanographer and expert on sea level rise who takes pride in his ability to explain the watery issues plaguing our planet without jargon or...
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Guy Forchion, of the Virginia Key Beach Park Trust, takes architecture students on a tour of the site. The park's highest point is less than six feet above sea-level.

FIU Architecture Students Re-Imagine Miami In An Age Of Sea-Level Rise | WLRN

By Rowan Moore Gerety Floridians have been finding ways to get above high water for thousands of years, going back to the “tree islands” that helped Seminole and Calusa tribes stay dry in the Everglades. But rising seas could soon force wholesale changes in the way our cities and...
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Flooding in Miami Beach

Civic leaders talk sea-level rise and SoFla businesses: The Real Deal

Panel discussed how investment and development are affected by climate change By Sean Stewart-Muniz South Florida is ahead of the national curve when it comes to protecting against sea-level rise, according to a panel of civic leaders assembled Friday morning, but much more still...
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Map Shows Where Sea Level Rise Will Drown American Cities | WIRED

by Nick Stockton There’s a good chance that the most often-heard global warming joke in the US is some version of the following: [Point to an empty lot somewhere far from the ocean] “In 100 years, this is going to be beach front property!” Not funny, but kind of true. Rising...
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