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South Korea to get world’s first floating city by 2025
South Korea to get world’s first floating city by 2025

South Korea  to get the world’s first floating city, to deal with the problem of floods due to rising sea levels. The floating city project is a joint effort by the UN Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habit) and OCEANIXThe city will be built off the coast of Busan in South Korea and is likely to be completed by 2025. The floating city will have ‘flood-proof infrastructure’ and comprise several man-made islands to eliminate the risk of flooding.

  • South Korea Capital – Seoul
  • South Korea Currency – South Korean won
  • South Korea President – Moon Jae-in.
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The self-sufficient city will be specifically designed to withstand natural disasters like tsunamis, floods, and Category 5 hurricanes. The city will be constructed using locally sourced materials like fast-growing bamboo. The platforms will be built using limestone coating. Cages underneath the platforms could be used to house scallops, kelp, or other forms of seafood.

About floating city

The floating city will have ‘flood-proof infrastructure’ and comprise several man-made islands to eliminate the risk of flooding. The floating city is made up of 2-hectare, 300-resident neighborhoods, which connect to form 1,650-person villages which then scale and transform to form sustainable cities. Residents will be able to easily walk or boat through the city which will include residences as well as a public square, art installations, marketplaces, sports clubs, schools, and more.

About Oceanix
  • OCEANIX is a blue tech company founded by Itai Madamombe and Marc Collins Chen in 2018. Its mission is to design and build self-sustaining floating cities.
  • Oceanix was founded in 2018 to design and build self-sustaining floating cities. “Sea level rise is a formidable threat, but sustainable floating infrastructure can help solve this looming catastrophe.

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