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  • SOM PRIZE RESEARCH AND TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP

    As promised in the last post, here is the link to the 'Solutions for a Small Planet' blog. Over the next few months Viktor Ramos, who won the SOM prize, will document his travel to the 10 most densely populated cities in the world. A lot of his design work, which is pretty epic, deals with thought provoking, megastructural solutions for dealing with growing, contemptuous urban conditions around the world. image
    São Paulo at night


  • SOM Prize

    Viktor Ramos, who was selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2009 SOM Prize, a $50,000 research and travel fellowship, is about to embark on an epic adventure to find 'Solutions for a Small Planet'. Starting tonight, he leaves from Houston to visit the eleven densest cities in the world...


  • Ring Roads of the World

    When I moved to Houston for graduate school, the common response from the LA/NYC crowd was "Oh, well Austin's pretty cool." Too many people have been visibly shocked when I mention Houston is the 4th biggest city in the US. So, I love the extraordinary shift the poster "Ring Roads of the World"...


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