17-05-2010 Floating Pavilion towed through Rotterdam

Friday morning, between 7:30 and 10:00, the Floating Pavilion will be heading for its destination in the Rijnhaven. Alderman Bolsius (port and finance) will give the green light, for tugboats to start towing the distinctive building. After passing the Euromast, moving towards the Erasmusbridge, the futuristic domes will make a right turn at Hotel New York, to enter the Rijnhaven. It will be moored at the Tillemakade, where it will be finished for the opening in June

The route can be downloaded here. If you would like to witness this event, Hotel New York is a perfect place. The Floating Pavilion will pass it between  9:00 and 9:30 am.



08-07-2013 Flood proofing critical infrastructure of Dordrecht

A case study on the critical infrastructure of Dordrecht has been carried out by students Tom den Ouden and Bob Souwer from the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. The objective was to look for quick-wins in flood proofing hotspot buildings within a critical infrastructure...[more]


24-06-2013 Connecting to the Floating Future

The Community of Practice Floating Construction (CoP) organized 'Connecting to the Floating Future', the 20th of june. The next step in collecting, sharing and building knowledge in the field of floating construction.[more]



27-03-2013 Newsletter

The latest DeltaSync newsletter is released.[more]


25-01-2013 BBC: Should we build new cities at sea?

BBC News interview with Bart Roeffen from DeltaSync at the Floating Pavilion in Rotterdam and the floating homes in Delft.

Link to BBC News[more]


23-12-2012 Seasons greetings

Our best wishes for a white Christmas and a bright New Year on a Blue Planet

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19-11-2012 Public lecture: Blue Revolution

'About 70% of the earth surface is still used inefficiently. While on the land a transition has been made to organized agriculture, on the water we are still basically hunters and gatherers', according to Rutger de Graaf, lector Adaptive construction at the knowledge centre...[more]


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