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Michael Beaman Awarded RISD Development Grant for Speculative Landformations


The Speculative Landforms Project (SLP) is part of an on-going cross-disciplinary design/research agenda that examines the ontologies of future anthropogenic land forms.

Human beings already operate as geomorphic agents, directly reshaping the surface of the Earth to provide capacities not currently or adequately available. The Speculative Landforms Project treats this activity as a design problems by expanding the operability and agency of environmental design practice via historical inquiry, simulation, and representation