During the monsoon season, one-third of Bangladesh – one of the most densely populated places on Earth – suffers devastating floods, so local architect Mohammed Rezwan began designing floating schools, libraries and health clinics, serving around 90,000 families. The boats’ solar panels charge computers, lights, mobile phones, medical equipment and portable solar-powered lamps. Rezwan has also designed floating cluster housing fitted with cooking facilities and toilets, and a three-tier floating farm where one tier houses a bamboo truss for growing vegetables, beneath which fish are raised within ...


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