Author: Ida Gabrielsson
Posted on 26 February 2018
Photo by Tony Lam Hoang on Unsplash
A Water Window project honored at COP 23 as a Best Climate Practice.
The Buoyant Foundation Project (BFD), Development of Amphibious Homes for Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations led by architecture professor Dr. Elizabeth English of the University of Waterloo, Canada was honored as a Best Climate Practice. The honor was presented by the Initiative on Climate Change Policy and Governance (ICCG) at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) in Bonn, Germany.
The BFD project was one of 12 projects that received funding from the Global Resilience Partnership Water Window Challenge (Water Window) by Zurich Insurance Group and the Z Zurich Foundation in 2017. Continue reading “Houses that Float on Water”