Designing Sustainable Waterborne Communities rendering done by Team-E

Despite the continued risk of widespread flooding through Climate Change, living, working and playing on water continues to be a necessity and a way of life for many. In the context of population increase, rapid urbanization and technological advancement, can water be a viable alternative to urbanisation? Architects Prof. Jason Pomeroy and urban planners have an opportunity to rethink the city of tomorrow and embrace an element that accounts for two-thirds of the Earth’s surface area. Jason has pushed the boundaries of sustainable design on land through his research into zero-carbon developments and the role of urban greenery in the sky through his pioneering studies into skycourts and skygardens.