As Hurricane Dorian made landfall, we are working on inflatable barriers that could protect coastal cities from storm surges in the future.

This  Blow-up Bulwark article was originally published on November 2, 2017 on Urban Omnibus We associate inflatable structures with ludic landscapes like the bounce castle and hippie hangout. Impractical techno-utopias all. But for engineer Sigrid Adriaenssens and her Form Finding Lab, inflatables could offer a very practical response to the growing threat of storm surge flooding and the uncertainty of climate change. More air bag than … Continue reading As Hurricane Dorian made landfall, we are working on inflatable barriers that could protect coastal cities from storm surges in the future.