China's "sponge cities" use smart infrastructure to prevent massive water issuesQuicklink submitted By molly cruz Permalink
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The Chinese government has an ambitious plan to redesign urban water systems.
“The rate of flooding is a national scandal,” says Kongjian Yu, the dean of Peking University’s College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. “We have poured more than enough concrete. It’s time to invest in a new type of green infrastructure.”