Paring flexible infrastructure with adaptive planning

Case Study: Can Tho, Vietnam

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The large-scale deployment and
maintenance of infrastructure is time consuming and expensive. Over time, with
changing demands and threats, these artifacts need replacement, upgrades or
removal. Designing these objects assuming a fixed life or for perpetuity, neglects
the reality of mutability of our built environment and variations in natural
systems (Milly 2008). Consequently, in locations where there is a great degree
of uncertainty, it may be worthwhile to consider modular structures and