Homes on Water. Eoin Redahan talks to Eco Floating Homes founder Mike in "Materials World" from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
How can you live like Ratty in The Wind and the Willows, address your vitamin D deficiency and stay dry when Antarctica melts?
Buy a floating house (from Eco Floating Homes)
Even if you ignore the supposed therapeutic benefits of living by water, the argument for floating habitats convinces more as sea levels rise. In 50 years, the Pacific Ocean may have swallowed the Polynesian Islands of Tuvalu. The Maldives, which are just 1.5m above sea level at their highest point, could easily go the way of Atlantis, too. The River Thames flooded its banks in 1947. What if it were to happen again? The science behind floating homes is neither callow nor tentative, effective, durable models have been built for a long time.