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Designs for Different Futures: CITIES

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CITIES

Given that the majority of the world now lives in urban areas, cities hold great potential to shape lives and ecosystems, for better or for worse. They are made up of many layers of infrastructure—points of human and mechanical connection—and can be both highly regulated and hard-to-control places. Designers, architects, and artists have long mapped out different possible futures for them, investigating the elements that make up a city now, and how those might change in decades and centuries to come. Designing future cities calls for bold acts of imagination, since the task is large, costly, and complex. Who will these cities of tomorrow be for, will they be accessible and welcoming, and what might human relationships and interactions look like within them?

Mad Horse City

 

Designed by Olalekan Jeyifous and Wale Lawal

Mad Horse City

2017