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Why Does Venice Flood, and What is Being Done About It?

22 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

Flooding at St Mark's Square, Venice. Image © Shutterstock
Throughout November 2019, Venice has been inundated with the city's worst floods in half a century. Photographs and videos spread across the world showing the city's iconic St Mark's Square underwater, with a 2-meter-high surge threatening irreparable damage to historic sites such as Saint Mark's Basilica. While the city has been battling rising water levels since the 5th century, the recent floods, set against the context of climate change, have spurred debate about how coastal cities are vulnerable to rising sea levels, and how...
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