This Dutch floating village could help tackle city-density and sea-level challenges

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Amsterdam’s floating neighbourhood of Schoonschip is home to 105 residents who live in 46 homes on 30 water plots. Image: Schoonschip/Isabel Nabuurs

Victoria Masterson
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This is what the floating houses look like. Image: Schoonschip/Isabel Nabuurs
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The floating Dutch community of Schoonschip is designed to be self-sustaining, including generating its own energy. Image: Schoonschip/Metabolic
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