Gallery: Shma Reimagines Flood-Prone City in Thailand as a Water City

In a response to massive flooding in Thailand in 2001, architectural firm Shma designed a futuristic Water City that would provide a solution for future flooding crises. The old capital city of Ayutthaya was reimagined as a water-encompassed city, utilizing and organizing the influx of water into a livable city that both incorporates the water, and takes preventative measures. Water City was presented in a recent exhibition called “Water Brick” by the Association of Siamese Architects at the Architect '12 Expo in April.

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