Coastal Engineering - Amphibious Housing


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2. Creel, Liz. September 2003. 
3. Palca, Jo. January 28, 2008. “Dutch Architects Plan for a Floating Future”. 26 November, 2009.
4. Kroeger, Alix. March 1, 2007. “Dutch Pioneer floating eco=homes”. 26 November 2009
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8. Der Spiegel, November 12th, 2009. “Amphibious Houses – Dutch Answer to Flooding” Translated from German by Gareth Davies
9. “Median and Average Square Feet of Floor Area in New One-Family Houses Sold by Location” National Association of Home Builders, October 13th, 2009.
10. Sussman, Paul from CNN. 2008, “Buoyant market: Are floating homes the future of housing?”
11. English, Elizabeth C. PhD, University of Waterloo School of Architecture. “The Buoyant Foundation” 
12. Conceptual Design Sketches from “Ecoboat – Floating towards a sustainable futre”,, 
13. Perry, Charles A. “Significant Floods in the United States During the 20th Century – USGS Measures a Century of Floods,”
14. “Flood Hazards – A National Threat” – United States Geographical Survey
15. Larson, Lee W., Chief of Hydrologic Research Laboratory, June 24, 1996 “The Great USA Flood of 1993”
16. “Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season Comes to a Close,” November 30, 2009.  National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration,
17. “Rising to the Occasion”  By: Bruce Alpert, April 7, 2007 from The Times Picayune. 
18. “Waterstudio's Flood-Resistant Architecture” by Jill Fehrenbacher, August 28th, 2006. 
19. “Hydropolis Underwater Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates” Article from the Designbuild Network