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338 / Dan Whelan: Paradise Regained

Submission #338 | Dan Whelan: Paradise Regained — “Paradise Regained is a sculptural gesture and ecological stepping stone for native flora and fauna located at the underutilised Power Street loop site in Melbourne, Australia. The proposal seeks innovative and creative ways in which to design green space within the city, decreasing storm water runoff and creating a rare urban paradise in which native flora & fauna can flourish.”

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333 / Dan Whelan: The Arc

Submission #333 | Dan Whelan: The Arc — “Rapid urban growth and growing inequality has created a global crisis in housing that increasingly segregates the rich from the poor. Though not fully understood, there is a clear and parallel relationship between the size of a city and its level of socio-economic disparity: the larger the city, the less equal it tends to be. Physical and social segregation, which both reflects and perpetuates socio-economic disparity within a city, is a growing concern in cities worldwide – including Mumbai.”

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329_Dan Whelan: Song of the Sea

Submission #329 | Dan Whelan: Song of the Sea — “The proposed chapel rests on the foundations of the restored Pessegueiro island fort - Portugal, its simple white brick form providing a clear focus point from the main coastline. The restored fort provides a space of transition between the natural landscape and the inner space of the chapel while providing panoramic views across the entire site. Within the chapel spaces are enclosed, intimate and spiritual in nature, inviting visitors to take a moment for introspection and quiet contemplation.”

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325_Dan Whelan: Sanctuary for the Harrowed

Submission #325 | Dan Whelan: Sanctuary for the Harrowed — “Since the beginning of human existence, people have been crafting spaces to house the processes of life and the inevitable event of death. These spaces range from monumental to economical, and display a vast array of cultural indicators, such as status and religion. While extremely diverse across the globe and universally significant, this typology has experienced less evolution through the centuries as its primary purpose of housing the dead has gone unchanged.”

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319_Daniel Whelan: The Black Pit

Submission #319 | Daniel Whelan: The Black Pit — Since the Cold War, one of the most challenging and urgent tasks facing governments around the world has been the disposal of transuranic nuclear waste. As a by-product from nuclear weaponry production, high-level waste is not only harmful, but also boasts a formidable decay process lasting thousands of years. To address this issue, millions of barrels of highly radioactive waste have been buried in repositories deep beneath the earth’s surface.

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312_Dan Whelan: The Vault, Transient Miner Town

Submission #312 | Dan Whelan: The Vault, Transient Miner Town — “The Recent Mining Boom & the culture it has given rise to has been the cause of a number of issues in the existing towns in the Pilbara between local communities and transient workers. The intention was not to fix the problems of this transient worker culture but was simply to build a place separate from the local towns that would suit this strange fringe culture better.”

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