May 1, 2020

The Ecotopia 2121 Project 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...

May 30, 2019

The Ecotopia 2121 project employs numerous techniques to study the urban future; for example historical extrapolation or the predicted role of new technologies. Another technique it employs is the “Literary Method of Urban Design” which utilizes literary work...

The Ecotopia 2121 Project details the future 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 Madrid.

Like many...

June 19, 2018

The Ecotopia 2121 Project details the futures of 100 cities across the globe as though they've somehow overcome all environmental challenges and become super-ecofriendly. This month, we highlight the future of the Russian World Cup city of Nizhni Novgorod....

The Ecotopia 2121 Project details the futures of 100 cities across the globe as though they've somehow overcome all environmental challenges and become super-ecofriendly. This month, we highlight the future of Athens.

Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world, has a...

The Ecotopia 2121 project looks at the urban futures of 100 cities around the world. This month, we will try to foretell the future of the city of Wolverhampton, England.

Mordor, the hellish deeply industrialized mining zone of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings novels is insp...

January 17, 2017

The Ecotopia 2121 project set out to depict 100 future Green Utopian cities around the world. The final monograph was published late last year by Arcade Publishers on the 500th anniversary of the release of the original Utopia book by Saint Thomas More (which was publi...

December 6, 2016

In December 1516, during the Age of Discovery and with the growth of Humanism, a new word was thrown upon the world: Utopia. It was the title of a book about a fantastic island in some far off place across the world. 

In celebration of Utop...

November 13, 2016

Yes, Trump wins the presidency at the same time that California legalizes cannabis. Either this is an auspicious moment to use the friendly plant to escape from reality--or it's an energizing jolt onward toward California's secession from the Union. In either case...

December 3, 2015

From Pittsburgh, PA, we recieved this announcement from the 2015 conference of the Society for Utopian Sudies:

"For their innovative Urban Environmental seminar course, ECOTOPIA 2121, this year's 'Kenneth E. Roemer Innovative Course Design Award' goes to two academics f...

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