Publications

Publications6.28.2017

PLOT Volume 6: Cloud

Student editors from MLA class of 2018: Anna Ceraulo Jalazo, Robynne Heymans, Kate Jirasiratham, Kenia Pittman, Sarah Toth

Featuring curated submissions by students, faculty, artists, and practitioners, Volume 6 explores the theme of CLOUD. The content is developed by the second-year MLA student editorial board in collaboration with faculty advisor Catherine Seavitt Nordenson and designer Isaac Gertman. Contributions to this issue examine the ephemeral phenomenon of the CLOUD, a speculation on that mass

Publications5.8.2017

Infrastructural Ecologies

Alternative Development Models for Emerging Economies

By Hillary Brown and Byron Stigge

Many emerging nations, particularly those least developed, lack basic critical infrastructural services—affordable energy, clean drinking water, dependable sanitation, and effective public transportation, along with reliable food systems. Many of these countries cannot afford the complex and resource-intensive systems based on Western, single-sector, industrialized models. In this book, Hillary Brown and Byron Stigge propose an alternate

Publications11.23.2016

Coastal Change

Ocean Conservation and Resilient Communities

Editors: Adjunct Professor Marcha Johnson and Amanda Bayley MLA '09

This collection of essays and design case studies explores a range of ideas and best practices for adapting to dynamic waterfront conditions while incorporating nature conservation in urbanized coastal areas. The editors have curated a selection of works contributed by leading practitioners in the fields of coastal science, community resilience, habitat restoration, sustainable landscape architecture and floodplain management. By highlighting