My Scenario

March 28, 2016

Based on global warming effect, events in history and current trends & situation I am focusing on water borne diseases issue caused due to flooding in London to create a scenario using speculative design as a tool to address a…

London predicted to be underwater by the end of the century

March 28, 2016

RESEARCH SHOWS PARTS OF LONDON PREDICTED TO BE UNDERWATER BY THE END OF THE CENTURY Large areas of London could be underwater by 2100 as a direct result of climate change, research has shown. Development charity Practical Action has released…

Should we build floating, aquatic island cities? What are the pros and cons?

March 23, 2016

An interesting contribution to this concept is by Elzo Valugi, Institutul de arhitectura Ion Mincu Bucharest, Faculdade de Arquitectura Lisbon.  There is a SF novel by Jules Verne called  L’Île à hélice’ (Propeller Island) exploring the concept. Very nice read, introductory for pros…

What is Anthropocene?

March 10, 2016

The Anthropocene Working group, made up of geologists, climate scientists and ecologists has proposed to call a new epoch: The Anthropocene, which is defined by and begins when human activities start to have a significant global impact on Earth’s ecosystems…