Elevated second infrastructure for the high-water situation HafenCity Hamburg © Mathieu Schouten

Raised evacuation routes and paths

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


Raised roads ensure not only reliable evacuation routes but also that an area remains accessible during a flood.


Magdeburger Hafen, Hamburg Germany Source: atelier GROENBLAUW