Within the next century, most of Miami-Dade County is projected to be underwater. Architecture students from Florida International University are studying possible changes to the county’s landscape if the sea level rises, as many experts predict.
FIU professors Marta Canavés and Marilys Nepomechie worked with students for three years to research sea level rise projections at three, four and six feet, and created models and proposals to keep existing city infrastructure and neighborhoods habitable. The models, designs and collected data are on display at the new Coral Gables Museum exhibit through March 1. More information>>