Seeking to explore power as crucial factor in the design of the built environment, we will look at energy systems and related objects, from sites of generation to spaces of consumption, from distribution networks to control rooms.

Tutors: Filip Geerts and Sanne van den Breemer
Director of Studies: Salomon Frausto

Contributors: Santiago Ardila, Juan Benavides, Daniella Camarena, Stef Dingen, Marco Fusco, Jack Garay Arauzo, Theodora Gelali, Shaiwanti Gupta, Hao Hsu, Marianthi Papangelopoulou, Felipe Quintero, Gent Shehu, Siyuan Wang


The great fire of 1657, the Kantô earthquake of 1923 that melted large parts of Tokyo and the world war attacks in 1945 where the wind spread the fire; these disasters among others, have taught Tokyo to move from a culture of reaction to one of prevention. It is predicted that the next earthquake will happen, when?