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310_Victor Moldoveanu: Protecting Paradise

Submission #310 | Victor Moldoveanu: Protecting Paradise — “Inspired by the 16th century Chinese classical novel "The Monkey King" where heroes fight to protect the heavens, the project demonstrates how peace, equality and freedom prove to be democratic design tools that can protect Paradise, the most extensive rainforest of Central America.”

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309_Victor Moldoveanu: The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom

Submission #309 | Victor Moldoveanu: The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom — “Inspired by Jules Verne’s "In Search of the Castaways" where heroes travel the oceans of the world to find and save the lost crew, The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom occupies 20,000 square kilometres of the Danish Territorial Waters of the Jutland Peninsula. Embracing the foreseeable sea-level rise, The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom is a project showing a model of embracing ocean level rise and consequently taking up life on water.”

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308_Tiago Vasconcelos: Permabioreactor

Submission #308 | Tiago Vasconcelos: Permabioreactor — “Climate change is only exacerbating this challenge; as increasing temperatures and oceanic acidification are causing large shifts in migratory patterns of animals and reduction of fish populations; making these subsistent sources increasingly difficult to come by for Native peoples. Additionally, elevating temperatures are causing widespread permafrost thaw; wreaking structural havoc and greenhouse gas emissions.”

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280_Moritz Spaeh: Urban Farming

Submission #280 | Moritz Spaeh: Urban Farming — “The newly emerging commercial and industrial district is based on the former industrial area. In order to give the building in the north a representative address, the existing halls were demolished and the market hall was pushed between the existing buildings. From the east, a long, narrow lane leads to the market hall.”

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101_Mary A. Alvarez: Architecture of Metanoia

Submission #101 | Mary A. Alvarez: Architecture of Metanoia: A Study of Space and the Transformation of Consciousness — The current state of our collective consciousness creates in our surrounding the physical manifestation of a world prioritized and driven by economic forces. Our capitalist system encourages a culture of endless consumption, and disregards that our natural environment is the most essential resource for our continuing survival; we are facing an awareness crisis in addition to the environmental one.

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83_Jordan Whitewood-Neal: The Narcissist Bakery

Jordan Whitewood-Neal: The Narcissist Bakery — Tower Hamlets exists as an area of stark social and economic division, a division resulting in a patchwork of centralised power zones and vast densified spaces of deprivation and poverty. At the center of economic growth and development lies the consumption of Commodities, and with Commodity comes the theory of narcissism. Commodity narcissism, a theory developed by Robert Cluley...

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81_Sara Ibrahim and Suzan Ibrahim: Hyperbuilding

Sara Ibrahim and Suzan Ibrahim: Hyperbuilding — A Hyperbuilding that embodies a taxonomy of precedent floor plans. This calls for an architecture that is completely inclusive, temporary and permanent, monumental and miniature, historic yet advanced, but most importantly a cultural, economic, and a social experiment of a vertical conglomerate.

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76_Joshua Aylett: Systems Diversion

Joshua Aylett: Systems Diversion — I graduated from the Oxford School of Architecture this past summer and I am currently living in Madrid. I am working at a freelance capacity producing architectural visuals and drawings, as well as exploring other creative interests including photography, design and research. I am curating an exhibition of student work from the ‘unfinished Madrid’ postgraduate studio at Oxford Brookes University 2016.

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39_Carlos E. Inigo: Giant Cicero

Carlos E. Inigo: Giant Cicero — I am an architecture student, recent graduate from University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently Working in an architectural & urban design firm in Chicago, IL — The Name of the Project is ‘Giant Cicero’

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