Waterstudio's design for the Citadel
Visualization of an apartment interior
The project, which will begin building work early next year, will consist of 60 units in a high density arrangement
The Dutch are known for their ingenuity in taming it and using it to their advantage, but their systems for keeping water at bay are now being rethought by architect Koen Olthuis and his team at Waterstudio. While rising sea and river levels have inspired governments around the world to invest in better flood defenses, with the Citadel, Olthuis is embracing water-borne housing with particular vigor.
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