Futures 2084

Caring for the Environment in Fashion and Cities

Caring for the Environment in Fashion and Cities

Author: Melanie Antonella Ayala Franco

“I wanted to relate the essence of fashion in that year and how that is reflected in the cities. Caring for the environment will play a fundamental role in all the decisions that are made regarding these issues. The proposal seemed interesting to me. It was quite difficult to link topics that have nothing to do with each other but are in constant relationship. I think the hardest part was imagining the world in the year 2084.”
Questions I chose:
What will the people be like?
How do you imagine the clothing will be that year?
What will the construction techniques be like?
How will the home be linked to the environment?
What materials will be used to make it?
What will our relationship with the environment be like?
Melanie Antonella Ayala Franco


This imagination is part of the pedagogical proposal of the Ecenarro Turrillo Chair, Introducci√≥n al Conocimiento Proyectual 1 (ICP 1), Ciclo B√°sico Com√ļn (CBC),¬†Universidad de Buenos Aires UBA. It corresponds to the initial sketch exercise of the first semester of 2022, linked to the Program 2084 Imagined Futures from the South.

Students were invited to dream and develop utopias with the precept of traveling to the future, the year 2084, and propose imaginations/transformations, understanding that design and its project disciplines are tools to improve contemporary and everyday living, with a sustainable commitment.

The teaching team was composed by Graciela Ecenarro, Andrea Santangelo, Silvina de Gennaro, Juan I. Cabello, Florencia de la Quintana, Natalia Naredo, Luciana Quartaruolo, Santiago Ortí, Andrea López y Natalia Ardissone.

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