Grid Seasteading, Tissue seasteading, The flexible seastead grid, wave dampening by flexible cover

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Grid seasteading employs a modular stategy and is based on the idea that seasteads should cover wide horizontal water spaces in a flexible way. The modular strategy is generally implemented in the horizontal plane. The low freeboard in a large rigid structure is a potential problem at sea with high amplitude waves. As such, a flexible structure and/or breakwater of some type are required. The concept is mimics natural examples like a field of kelp or a floating vegetation island, having buoyancy as dominating structural support.

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