A TWENTY-SECOND CENTURY SETTLEMENT
2019 was an assignment on the future of the Arctic. For the sake of the environment, the most responsible thing to do at Svalbard would be to depopulate it. Yet this is not about to happen. Interest in the archipelago is rising for economic and geopolitical reasons. So the task for 2019 was to imagine a settlement or an intervention at Svalbard which would keep on developing for 100 years. Which issues do you wish to solve through design?