By means of water-resistant doors and shutters, the building can function as a water barrier, Woerth am Main Hochwasserschutz_2 copy © Salino

Buildings as flood protection

  • Water: 1
  • Multifunctional space usage: 1
  • Costs: 2
  • Construction costs: 2
  • Maintenance/management: 1


Buildings are multifunctional and can act as barriers to excess water during floods.
Possible applications are mainly to be found in the borders between diked and undiked areas.


Building as flood protection Source: atelier GROENBLAUW