“Fifteen years ago, Nobel Laureate Paul Crutzen announced that the world had entered a new geological age, the Anthropocene, marking a fundamental shift in human-nonhuman relations and the onset of a new period of environmental anxiety and existential uncertainty. Geofutures speculates on the future of architecture and urbanism in the Anthropocene by suggesting that the “built environment” embark on establishing new affiliations beyond the human; a fundamental realignment of buildings and cities as no longer significant for “us” alone.” (Chris Perry, Director)



Between the Autonomous & Contingent Object

  Geofutures director Chris Perry will participate in the forthcoming ACSA Fall Conference at Syracuse University, October 8-10: More information about the debate here


Potential Fields

Program director Chris Perry’s design practice, pneumastudio, which he shares with landscape architect, Cathryn Dwyre, recently exhibited a 3D printed scale model of their Anthropocene Folly project at an outdoor group exhibition titled “Potential Fields” organized and curated by CR10 Arts for the Clermont Historic Site in Clermont, New York. Perry recently published an article […]

Urban Swales, sectional model
Proposal by Ahmad Kahn (Spring, 2015)

Geofutures student wins prize at Dry Futures competition

Geofutures graduate Muhammad Ahmad Khan’s Master’s Project from the Spring semester of 2015, titled Urban Swales, has placed second in the speculative category of the Dry Futures competition sponsored by Archinect. Congratulations to Ahmad and the Spring 2015 Geofutures faculty: Ted Ngai and Chris Perry (studio critics), Fleet Hower and Kelly Winn (associate critics and […]


Chris Perry’s pneumastudio in New York Times

“Measure,” 2015. Storefront for Art and Architecture. Photo by Brett Beyer Director Chris Perry’s design practice, pneumastudio, mentioned in New York Times review of the Storefront for Art and Architecture current exhibition, Measure.  


Chris Perry at The Storefront For Art & Architecture (NYC)

Geofutures director Chris Perry’s design practice, pneumastudio, which he shares with landscape architect Cathryn Dwyre, will be featured in a group exhibition at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City, August 14 – September 12, 2015. Titled Measure, the exhibition features 30 drawings by 30 international architects.  pneumastudio will have “storefront 2115: (not) […]


Evan Douglis, Professor


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