Image: The Trail by Chris Rossetto and Emma Lubbers
National Park City Foundation's 'Imagine' competition invited artists, designers, and architects to imagine and visualise London as a National Park City. Over 50 entries flooded in from around the world, many exhibiting an innate grasp of the imperative to create greater ecological connectivity in and across London, and in cities about the world.
I had the pleasure to join peers including Andrew Grant (Grant Associates), author and journalist Will Self, Gemma Ginty (Future Cities Catapult), Ben Smith (AECOM), Judy Ling Wong (Black Environment Network), and more, to judge the entries, and give thoughts and feedback on their potential. All agreed the overall standard of entries was superb, indeed so much so that we selected not one, but a handful of winners.
'Imagine' Highly Commended:
Read more at: http://www.nationalparkcity.london/imagine
Melissa Sterry, design scientist, systems theorist, futurologist, cross disciplinary designer developing Bionic City®, and PhD Researcher.
Asking the question "how would nature design a city" since 2010.
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