In an ideal world the best solution might be no reclamation. But until there’s a cost-effective alternative to concrete, or more widespread use of nature-based solutions, this material looks firmly set to stay.
Matthew Keegan explores the role served by concrete in reclaiming coastlines. He unpacks the impacts and possible alternatives. It feels like the ocean is treated as something to be captured and reclaimed, when it also have a flow on effect on so many aspects to our lives.