I recently found out that I have been awarded a fellowship from the University of Greenwich’s Sustainability Hub to carry out a research project project.
The fellowship is part of the Whole Earth? exhibition, which is being hosted by universities across the UK to encourage students to engage with sustainability challenges. You can visit the exhibition at the University of Greenwich’s Avery Hill Campus, until Tuesday 15 December.
My project, London-Under-Sea, will be exploring London’s flood defences. I will be blogging regularly about the project for the next couple of months, but in the meantime, here’s a little project summary.
The Thames Barrier has protected London against flooding for the past thirty years, and was expected to carry on doing so until 2050. However, in recent years, the barrier’s structural integrity is being compromised due to rising sea levels and pluvial floodin. Engineers, planners, designers and policy makers have begun to question…
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