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Sustainable building on water

A challenge for delta regions worldwide

Climate changes. Water rises, threatening and challenging us. Adaptive design, sustainable action, and resilient construction are logical steps. Trust building on water.

PDA is your partner to lead sustainable development

Doing what is needed

Get access to seasoned innovators, solid designs, hands-on building experience and technical expertise for future-proof cities and areas.

PDA’s experts effectuate bright ideas for building on water.

Case | Floating Pavilion, Rijnhaven Rotterdam

PDA designed the iconic building and oversaw the construction from start to end, which took less than a year




Experienced fortitude for you

PDA develops, researches, and plans floating projects for urban and industrial areas. Always involving smart engineering.

Building on your ideas and needs, we design from the highest level to the most refined details. And we advance the construction from start to finish.

Urban building
on water

Resilient Realism

Urban development

In delta cities the urgency for resilient development is an opportunity to build sustainable communities.

Case | Havenlofts, Nassauhaven Rotterdam

In Rotterdam, PDA is realising a first pilot street with spacious houses floating on tidal water, a new perspective on sustainable urban development.

Industrial building
on water

Resilient Realism

Industrial development

Many of the worlds delta regions have a great potential. In South Asia, we collaborate to develop a floating sea terminal.

Case | Floating Port, Chittagong, Bangladesh

PDA delivers unique design with detailed feasibility study for a floating port on the seashore of Chittagong, Bangladesh

Resilient Realism

Building on water gives the world a new perspective on a sustainable and prosperous future.

PDA supports decision makers:

  • with our extensive expertise in building on tidal water,
  • with clear designs and the smart application of proven technology,
  • we add to the wellbeing and prosperity of future generations.