The D*Haus Company proposes flood-resistant Georgian housing | Architecture | Dezeen

The latest instalment in our Dezeen x MINI Living video series explores The D*Haus Company’s vision for flood-resistant Georgian-style housing, which claimed first prize in our Dezeen x MINI Living Future Urban Home Competition.

Entitled The Kentish Classic, the proposal depicts pre-fabricated timber homes that are elevated above water level by 3D-printed concrete platforms.

The D*Haus Company developed its proposal to fulfil the requirements of the Future Urban Homes Competition brief, which called for Dezeen readers to design a home that would respond to the challenges a city might face a century from now.

The duo predicted that in the next 100 years London will experience significant urban flooding caused by rising sea levels. This theory fused with the Georgian influence to inform their proposal for a “more vernacular future”.

“We really hope that London will still resemble London in 100 years time,” said The D*Haus Company’s architects.

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