Gallery: Studio Lindfors’ Haunting Visual Prediction of Our Flooded Fut...

flooded cities, global warming, climate change, melting ice caps, rising tides, rising water lines, studio lindfors, new york, tokyo, london, paris
 

has presented us with these hauntingly realistic post-flood visions of New York and Tokyo. In a future partially submerged by melting glacier water, gondolas reemerge as a form of travel, riverside plants nestle up against neon street signs, and aquaculture blooms under bridges. It’s Water World without Mel Gibson to ease the blow – scary.

So yes, we adapt.  We accept the loss of skyscraper ground floors everywhere, and start paddling. Regardless, it gives us the sense of more of a middle ground between the utopia-or-apocalypse scenarios that often arise in climate change debate.

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2 Comments

  1. KatDilan November 25, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    Hi all!

    How do I come by prints of these images???

    Thanks in advance!

  2. Snafflepuss November 23, 2009 at 6:20 am

    We never got Mel Gibson, we got Kevin Costner!

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