Proof that architecture plays a large part in defending our homes

February 1st, 2015

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The Danish Architecture Centre’s current exhibition, ‘Rain is coming’, presents innovative solutions to adapting the urban space to climate change. As scientists expect an a rise in rainfall in the following years, architecs and engineers are rising to the challenge of creating a city that can cope with the weather of tomorrow.

The opening of the exhibition gathered a large crowd ready to find out more about how heavy rainfall will influence our surroundings in the future.

The different municipalities presented their futuristic projects, along with projections of how neighbourhoods and cities might look in the near future.

One of the most popular pojects was presented by Gladsaxe municipality. Project leader Holger Kortbæk presented (both photos) was at hand to present the paddle tennis court that will help the municipality fight flooding. To find out how, you’ll have to pop along yourself. Don’t forget your umbrella!


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