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Meet the man turning cities into giant sponges

Geoff Riley

28th August 2019

A superb short video from the World Economic Forum on the work and ideas of one man in trying to reduce the risks of floods in urban environments.

What if cities learned to absorb rainfall, neutralise floods and turn their streets green in the process? Meet Kongjian Yu, a Chinese architect doing just that. ‘

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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