• Movebank: An Interview With Roland Kays

    by Nicholas Pevzner & Stephanie Carlisle

    Better tracking technology is increasing researchers’ knowledge of animal movement. An interview with a co-founder of the Movebank animal tracking platform.

  • Trade as Form

    by Alex Klatskin

    Shipping containers move around the world in clear and repeatable patterns. These patterns are shifting. As climate change reshapes trade routes and coastal port locations, changing landscapes of distribution will reshape global trade and fundamental patterns of urbanization.

  • Coding Flux: Redesigning the Migrating Coast

    by Fadi Masoud

    As sea levels and groundwaters rise, 20th-century planning practices no longer suffice. Innovative planning approaches that embraces dynamic water levels and changing weather patterns are sorely needed.

  • Fluid Geographies: Strategies For the Landscape Left Behind

    by Karl Kullmann

    Australia’s vast Wheatbelt is full of surveyed and cleared town-sites of which few were settled and even fewer remain. One hardscrabble town offers a chance to imagine new design strategies for controlled decline.

Featured Issue

06: Migration

Migration is an instinct shared across many species, and a fundamental process for communities’ survival. Today, all kinds of populations are on the move in unprecedented and dramatic ways. Some migrations bring threats, perceived or real. The design of cities, landscapes and infrastructure can support or inhibit migrations. Scenario 6 explores selected facets of this complex topic, told from a range of disciplinary perspectives.

Featured Project

Water Proving Ground

What if the projected inundation of the urban edge by rising sea levels catalyzed a rethinking of the productive interplay between land and water? LTL addressed this question as one of five firms selected by the Museum of Modern Art to participate in the workshop and exhibition Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront.

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In the News

Power, Climate and the Green New Deal

The topic of power has been in the news a lot lately: with literal power outages and rampant abuses of power in politics and public life. We’ve also been thinking about the power of stories and authentic voices. The last few months have seen a wave of climate events from the Global Climate Strike to the U.N. Climate Action Summit. In the US, we’re following the Green New Deal and the ways that re-centering the climate conversation on issues of justice might just change everything.

Topics: Climate, Energy, Power