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  • City as a spaceship. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Mohanty, Susmita; Imhof, Anna Barbara (International Astronautical Federation, 2014-09-29)
    FAIRBURN, S., MOHANTY, S. and IMHOF, A.B. 2014. City as a spaceship. Presented at the 65th International astronautical congress (IAC), 29 September - 3 October 2014, Toronto, Canada. Available from:
    While past visions of future cities were often inspired by space and exploration of the unknown, and thus based in science fiction, we propose future visions of the city based in science fact; that which is known and learned ...
  • Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. 

    Fairburn, Susan Marie; Imhof, Anna Barbara; Mohanty, Susmita (Taylor and Francis, 2017-04-12)
    FAIRBURN, S., IMHOF, B. and MOHANTY, S. 2017. Rethinking water: a CAAS (city as a spaceship) design approach. The design journal [online], 20(Sup1): proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design conference: design for next, 12-14 April 2017, Sapienza, Italy, pages S1904-S1915. Available from:
    Water is ubiquitous and essential, yet we struggle to understand it from a systems perspective. Water is a terrestrial closed-loop system involving individuals, communities, cities and geographies, and as such, might it ...