Architizer – March 2013
http://www.architizer.com/en_us/blog/dyn/79000/lagos-floating-school-nle/#.UT91B6WjTwx

The usual approach to building in a flood zone is to put everything on stilts, as many residents of Rockaway, Queens, are considering in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. That’s also been the approach in the slum settlement of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria, where many residents live in illegal wood shanties propped up on stilts, accessible only by canoe.