Smout Allen

Rebecca Fode  The Everglades Artifice

The Everglades Artifice proposes the transformation of a currently destructive limestone mining industry within Miami-Dade‘s Lake Belt into a productive process. It investigates how existing mining processes and infrastructures can be harnessed in order to construct a secondary artificial wetland landscape, preserving the Everglades ecosystem as a profitable tourist attraction and ensuring an independent long term use for the mined site. The resulting landscape typology is a hybrid of technological systems and a familiar natural environment.

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