Interdisciplinary applied research with scientific and societal impact is needed more than ever to address urgent challenges such as climate adaptation, biodiversity and the energy transition.
Rotterdam Municipality has announced a new initiative which seeks to map out the possibilities for floating development in the city.
Paving the Waves: The 2nd World Conference on Floating Solutions has been an enormous success.
Last week the first international and first digital meeting of the Thinktank of Governance of Floating Cities of the BlueRevolution Foundation!
The Thinktank Governance of floating cities consists of an interdisciplinary group of leading experts brought together by the Stichting Blue Revolution Foundation. The main objective of the Thinktank is to build insights related to the necessary governance and societal implementation mechanisms to realize floating cities. The contribution of the Thinktank mainly consists of a reflection on the social, legal and administrative feasibility of floating developments, the assessment of the social relevance of research questions of floating projects and the exploration of the potential of large-scale social and scientific breakthroughs. Last week experts from the Netherlands, US and Panama joined the digital meeting to engage in the discussion of the future of humanity on the water.
The first official meeting of 2020 for the “Thinktank Governance of Floating Cities” took place yesterday at YES!Delft.
Hoe biedt water een nieuwe oplossingsruimte voor urgente maatschappelijke vraagstukken zoals klimaat, de energietransitie en woningbehoefte? Artikel voor Water Governance Tijdschrift special issue Toekomstverkenningen, gebaseerd op discussies in de Denktank Governance van Drijvende Steden.