Living rig island : an industrial symbiosis research and design proposal

Yangchuan Niko Tian


Named Living Rig Island, the re-imagined offshore island, evolves from discarded aging mega- infrastructure found in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico to an island network that supports a new water economy. Rethinking and transforming the experience and relationship between humans and the ocean, this project treats the symbiotic collaboration of ocean farm and green machines as new forms of ocean industry that are ready to emerge...