In 1960 Buckminster Fuller & Shoji Sadao wrote “There are persuasive arguments in favour of cities under single umbrella shells. Whether the economic advantages can overcome the antievolutionary inertias of large social bodies is, however, questionable… The established cities will probably not adopt the doming until environmental and other emergencies make it imperative. “
In 2014 Dubai announced it is building the first climate controlled city…
To promote environmental awareness in 1970 cartoonist Walt Kelly’s character Pogo Possum faced clearing up the rubbish strewn Okefenokee Swamp where he lived. While looking at the huge human made mess, he said, “We have met the enemy and he is us”.
Dark Matter: Dome City is part of the ‘Assembly in a Box’ group exhibition, Whitstable Biennale Satellite 3-12 June, Whitstable, UK. http://www.whitstablebiennale.com/programme/open-call-2016/