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


Tokyo was infamous for its polluted air and tinted sky. This was mainly due to the coal emissions from its thermal power plants. As Japan moved to ‘cleaner’ technologies and other sources of power generation, this emission was considerably reduced. Amidst the Smog of Tokyo, funny enough, it was impossible to see Chiba. Which visually started to appear as the sky became clearer.