DESIGN EARTH, Blue Marble Circus, 2017.

DESIGN EARTH, founded by Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy, is an architectural research practice that deploys the speculative project to make public the climate crisis. Their work is in the New York Museum of Modern Art permanent collection and has been exhibited internationally, including recently at Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (2023), Bauhaus Museum Dessau (2021) and Venice Architecture Biennale (main exhibition in 2021; US Pavilion in 2018; Kuwait Pavilion in 2016). Ghosn and Jazairy are authors of Geographies of Trash (2015); Geostories: Another Architecture for the Environment (3nd ed. 2022 [2018]), The Planet After Geoengineering (2021), and Climate Inheritance (2023). They are recipients of the United States Artist Fellowship and the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers, amongst other honors. Ghosn (Lebanon, b. 1977) is Associate Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Jazairy (Algeria, b. 1970) is Associate Professor of Architecture and Director of the Master of Urban Design degree program at the University of Michigan. 


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