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FLOOD-DEMIC COMMUNITY / Communities over floods


It has been a year since the pandemic, perhaps society will need to adjust to living with Covid-19 like the common cold or any other everyday consideration. This proposal takes the city of Villa Hermosa in southern Mexico where, as an example, flooding is always an issue during the rainy season, and suggests a new-normal living style. The design proposes to create big sustainable communities with connected public spaces. Designing sky-bridges provide opportunities to extend personal space and are alternative paths for traveling which help residents to avoid crowd gathering. Moreover, when it floods, it can also serve as emergency access.


National Taiwan University of

National Taiwan University of
Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Sarai Montiel Escandon,
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology