Foreground/NOW by Mary Pat McGuire

Mary Pat McGuire, an assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, has been mapping the sand deposits underneath Chicago to make better use of the city's geology and the natural drainage systems that can more efficiently manage storm water than human-built structures. Uncovering the environmental systems that urbanization has hidden is the ongoing work of her research studio Water Lab.


Landscape architecture entry for the Sesquicentennial Design Competition by Luxi Yang, Tao Luo, Qingyuan Zhou, Mingda Zhang, and Longhuan Xu

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