• 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.

  • Flood + Forest: A Migration Corridor For Reconnecting the Brussels Landscape

    by Wim Wambecq & Bruno De Meulder

    Brussels' southern Senne valley is selected to establish an ecological corridor for migration and for holding water before it enters the city.

  • 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.

  • Travel by Night

    by Audrey Burns Leites

    The immigration process is increasingly complicated and scrutinized. The passport is the coveted final step in a long and complex journey for refugees, one that oscillates between humanity and bureaucracy.

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.

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Water Proving Ground

Project: Water Proving Ground Location: New York, New York Firm: LTL Architects Year: 2010 Competition: Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront, MoMA Website: http://ltlarchitects.com/water-proving-ground/ Project Description:  What if the projected inundation of the urban edge by rising sea levels catalyzed a rethinking … Continue reading

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Newest Issue Explores Migration and Across Scales and Geographies

This issue, long in the making, tackles this pressing and loaded topic through a range of disciplinary perspectives, reflecting on a diverse suite of fascinating stories of migration: of people, of animals, of plants, of materials, of habitats and climate zones, of coastlines and entire urban regions.

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