Take a look at terraced rice cultivation and the system of steps and spillways Terracing would be a way to slow the flow of water, and increases the amount of water that can be infiltrated (or deal with larger quantities). Also look at…"
Public Art - Jim Campbell, UAP (kinetic public art project)
Architect - Kengo Kuma
Engineer - Maria Mingallon (Parametric Structures & Design)
Research - The SeaWater Foundation, Neri Oxman (Materialecology)