A Preview of "Ecotopia 2121"
Ecotopia 2121 is a 'social design' experiment that predicts the future of 100 cities worldwide as if they've transformed to become super ecofriendly. The cities are presented in the form of 'scenario art' and take into account the environmental challenges and unique cultures of each city. There is a bunch of previews and reviews of the Ecotopia 2121 project available from various News outlets. For English previews/reviews click the logos below. For previews/reviews in other l
New York's Future: Year 2121.
THE ECOTOPIA 2121 PROJECT OUTLINES THE FUTURES OF 100 CITIES AROUND THE WORLD AS THOUGH THEY'VE SOMEHOW SURVIVED AND PROSPERED BEYOND THE PRESENT-DAY CLIMATE CHANGE CRISIS. THIS WEEK, WE FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF NEW YORK CITY. Date: January 21, 2121. Location: the main campus of New York University, following this year’s commencement ceremony. Long after the crowd had dispersed, half a dozen new graduates were sitting by the fountain in Washington Square Park. They were looking
The Utopia of the Isolated Nuclear Family?
The Ecotopia 2121 project explores the prosperous super-green futures of 100 cities worldwide. This month, we display a vision of future Tokyo. The Fukushima nuclear meltdowns in Japan during 2011 resulted in the abandonment of a host of small cities on the nation’s Pacific seaboard. Tokyo, too, was under threat for a time but luckily the radioactive plumes blew in another direction and Tokyo’s twenty million odd residents were spared. In all likelihood, though, there will be
The Future of Birmingham.
The Ecotopia 2121 Project details the futures of 100 cities across the globe as though they've somehow overcome all the grave environmental challenges our age and grown to become super-Green and super-ecofriendly. This month, we highlight the future of Birmingham, England. Birmingham is England’s second-largest city. During the 19th Century, it was famous worldwide for being Britain’s manufacturing heartland. Some nicknames coined about the city at that time include The Works