309_Victor Moldoveanu: The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom

Victor Moldoveanu from Romania/Brasov: “Victor Moldoveanu is a borderless creative individual interested in interdisciplinary design and research concerning the future of the built urban environment. Victor holds a graduate degree in architecture with RIBA Part II qualifications from Arkitektskolen Aarhus in Denmark. He is also the recipient of the Award for excellence in digital and hybrid media presented by the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Previous experience includes Alejandro Aravena Elemental in Santiago and CJ Lim Studio 8 Architects in London.”

Instagram Username: @vic.trei

University: Aarhus School of Architecture

Professor(s): CJ Lim and Eva Rosborg Aagaard

Name of Project: The Ministry of Ocean Wisdom

Project Description: 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. The Ministry has a strategic approach to the foreseeable event of ocean level rise and it operates through a set of components that prepare, protect and provide for the population and the territoryunder flood threat. These components include habitation, transportation,natural environment, infrastructure, and logistics. Moreover, The Ministry represents and act of education about the ocean and its values: it mediates dialogue between people who part similar hardships and want to share knowledge with compassion and generosity.

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