16 Jun 2014

One of the biggest challenges for the future of Jakarta, is to protects its 10 million inhabitants and fast growing economy against the increasing flood risks due to a fast subsiding street level. The northern part of Jakarta is expected to subside up to 5 meters below sea level in 2050 and 7 meters in 2080.

Seeing these circumstances, TU Delft alumni in Jakarta met to discuss the problem. Our expert, Ad Sannen presented the Giant Sea Wall Masterplan in front of more than 60 TU Delft alumni. 

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