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  • July 28, 2016

    Natural Urbanism

    Despite the fact that more than half of the world’s population today lives in cities, the attention given to urban ecosystems in the ecosystem services literature has yet been relatively modest....

  • July 18, 2016

    Co-migration: Aeroplankton

    Many occupied regions of the world are turning arid due to rapid changes in global climate. This is causing the displacement of entire ecosystems, including the nonhuman and human inhabitants of the regions. In the middle-east especially, extended drought is leaving communities and neighboring cities without food or means of survival1. This desertification, along with the […]

  • June 9, 2016

    Co-migration: Cloud Forest

    Climate change is provoking a massive migration among humans and non-humans. As temperatures and weather patterns shift, entire ecosystems are being displaced. The displacement of nonhuman species spills over into human populations. Coastal and island communities are losing their food supply as the warming oceans drive marine life to cooler waters; while rising sea levels […]

  • May 20, 2016

    Domestic Prosthetics for Cohabitation

    The project explores possible conditions of cohabitation through the design of domestic prosthetics for the single-family detached house. Three subtle appendages—the Compost Chimney, the Extended Eave, and the Habitat Dormer— each re-imagine the design of conventional building components. The prosthetics augment the boundary between human and animal domains and invite animals to  adapt to the suburban biome, inhabiting […]