How are new technologies deepening our understanding of how people relate to place? And how can our evolving understanding of the brain improve how cities are designed? The last decade has seen the emergence of mobile electroencephalography (EEG) based brain computer interfaces (BCI), which are able to quantify our subjective experiences of the world around […]
Future Ground is a design competition inviting multidisciplinary teams to generate flexible design and policy strategies to reuse vacant land in New Orleans, transforming abandoned landscapes into resources for the current and future city. Future Ground will develop strategies to bring small, piecemeal projects to scale at the neighborhood and citywide level; craft policy to support promising design strategies; make these strategies flexible and participatory enough to be sustained into the next generation; and share resources with a growing network of pioneers who are reusing vacant land in cities around the country.