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Future ‘ocean cities’ need green engineering above and below the waterline

By | 2018-04-03T22:42:00-06:00 May 7th, 2018|Engineering, Hydrology, Land Survey|

Population growth has seen skylines creep ever higher and entire cities rise from ocean depths. The latest "ocean city" is the Chinese-developed Forest City project. By 2045, four artificial islands in Malaysia will cover 14km² of ocean (an area larger than 10,000 Olympic swimming pools), and support 700,000 residents. Often overlooked, however, is the damage