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The world’s largest floating office has just launched - is this the answer to our flood-prone future?

By 2050, more than 570 cities will be exposed to the risk of rising sea levels, according to the C40 network of global cities collectively addressing climate change. Image: Plomp

Annabel Walker

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The Floating Office Rotterdam is designed to cope with climate change.
The Floating Office Rotterdam is designed to cope with climate change. Image: Powerhouse Company

Average rate of mean sea level rise worldwide between 1901 and 2018
Average rate of mean sea level rise worldwide between 1901 and 2018. Image: Statista

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Maldives Floating City is a ‘flexible urban grid’, due to begin construction in 2022.
Maldives Floating City is a ‘flexible urban grid’, due to begin construction in 2022. Image: Maldives Floating City

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