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Sea Art: The Mediterranean Sea Terrace Proposal

  • Nicola M. Pugno
  • Richard B. Cathcart
  • Alexander Bolonkin


A new art form, Sea Art, is announced. Complementing Land Art, the artist/macroengineer authoring team hereby proposes a deliberate and particular Mediterranean Sea terracing project. Sea Art could constitute a needed new category of very controllable post-completion mitigation, viz., Macroengineering, a planning and decorative local sea level adjustment solution required by the prospect of a future post-Ice Age worldwide sea level rise. The Mediterranean Sea Terrace Proposal’s purpose is to help preserve all existing and irreplaceable artworks, such as Venice (Italy), located on the Mediterranean Sea Basin’s coast.


Graphene Sheet Storm Surge North Atlantic Ocean Sand Dune Fixation Annual Methane Emission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola M. Pugno
    • 1
  • Richard B. Cathcart
    • 2
  • Alexander Bolonkin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Structural Engineering and GeotechnicsTorinoItaly
  2. 2.GeographosBurbankUSA
  3. 3.C & RBrooklynUSA

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