The Gold Mine is an architectural project for a post-scarcity, post-singularity city set on Canvey Island. The project is intended to test the application of speculative ideas taken from literary science fiction combined with concepts currently being developed in Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno technologies and framed within the context of a formal architectural project. The Gold Mine is seen as a speculative architectural design intended to ask 'what-if' questions about the nature of our cities and re-ignite debates around the concept of utopia, proposing a radically different model of human organisation at a time when neo-liberal ideologies dominate our thinking on the city.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-66
Number of pages13
JournalArchitecture Image Studies
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Dec 2020


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