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Discover Carbon Net / Design tool for Global Warming

Discover Carbon Net
Discover Carbon Net

Carbon net offers a unique analysis tool from which a theoretical design response is evolved. A design strategy was developed to control the carbon net. A series of tools and solutions have been suggested to stimulate and track the carbon reduction.
A grid system is carefully layout to the surface of the city to describe the emission rate of individual emitters. Individual carbon emission profile is unified into a net to visualize the city. The peak and valleys of the net identify the vulnerable and potential areas for future operation. Diverse urban actors add to the complexity of carbon net which is illustrated in its day and night shifts.

University

Columbia University

Columbia University
New York, United States

Michael Conard with Kate Orff, Victoria Marshall, Choon Choi, and Brian McGrath

Design

GinsengChicken

GinsengChicken
New York, United States

Hosung Chun Zhying Chen Daehwan Chung