For several years now Climate change has been a pressing topic, especially in regard to coastal cities like Miami Beach. The increase in global temperature is causing the Earth’s polar caps to melt and raise the global water table. Coastal cities like Miami Beach are finding themselves completely unprepared while facing catastrophic inundation. The goal of the Master Project is to create a comprehensive design that necessarily requires a dynamic process that responds to an ever-changing site influenced by the rising sea.
"By drawing on the analogy between mental connections and connections among the elemental ideas we call urban, we can conclude that urban design is most successful when it establishes a bast amount of connections between nodes and activities. In other words: The more connections the organism has, the more complex it will be. The greater the complexity, the greater the organism. "