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ASCE seeks to transform ‘city of the future’ into reality

Civil engineering group embarks on multi-year, multimillion effort to explore future infrastructure challenges facing society

Floating cityA city that floats on the ocean is the first of five futuristic metropolises being modeled by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Photo: ASCE

Nov. 22, 2019
By Walt Williams

Today more than half of all people on Earth live near live the ocean, but the American Society of Civil Engineers believes that in the near future, some of them could be living on it.