Tuesday April 7, 2020

What can Dublin learn about flooding from Nigerian slums?

Architect Kunlé Adeyemi is breaking new ground in west Africa

29th November, 2015
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A computer-generated images of a floating media platform under construction in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

All over the world, cities are bracing for a future in which high tides are higher, rain is heavier and the kind of flood which used to strike once a century comes along much more often.

In Dublin, new flood barriers are being built east of the Custom House to protect the Docklands Strategic Development Zone, and between €50 million and €60 million will be spent to protect Cork city from tidal flooding.

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