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Thailand flood threat inspires rising house idea

With many scientists predicting a rise in sea and river levels due to climate change, many areas previously thought safe from flooding are now under threat.

In Thailand, floods four years ago caused billions of dollars of damage and left more than 360 people dead.

But one Thai architect believes he has come up with a solution - a house that rises with the water.

Jonathan Head went to meet him.

  • 07 May 2015
  • From the section Asia
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