current design/research studio speculates on the Miss!ssippi leaving New Orleans

see current studio site.

The 2011 Mississippi spring flood reminded us about John McPhee control of nature stating thst the river wants to take another path already.

The old river control structure does everything it can to avoid to hold the water back- for now.

The ACOE indicate in their own representation the  scenario for full flow at Simmesport, allthough carefully avoinding to mention the term “control structure” this scenario is just about the ineviatble failure of that structure.

Published by: paradoXcity

Jorg Sieweke practices as a licensed as landscape architect and urban designer in Berlin. He founded and directs the design-research initiative paradoXcity since 2009. He held professorships at University of Virginia and was Visiting Professor at RWTH Aachen and HCU Hamburg in Germany. In 2015 he was resident fellow at Villa Massimo - the German Academy in Rome. His award winning firm challenges convention of practice in landscape architecture to establish its own trajectory of a landscape & urbanism. With his PhD. (2015) he interrogates the implicit knowledge production in the design process.

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