Gadsden Creek is only one of the Charleston water bodies with “urban creek syndrome:” contaminants from surrounding car traffic and development, reduced water intake from inflexible anti-flood infrastructure, and reduced ecological diversity. To put it simply, we don’t take care of our creeks.
Charleston 2030 Project
Belvin Olasov talks with Rebecca Fanning, Al Mason, and Kate Blatt Ancaya about urban ecological design concepts that could be the future of Charleston.
Alternative building and infrastructure are part of our eco-futurist vision for Charleston. Root Down Designs is leading the way.
CHARLESTON 2030 PROJECT Highlighting aspirational, ecofuturist visions for the Lowcountry by Belvin Olasov The climate crisis will inevitably thrust us into a different world – the question is how much of that world we’ll get to choose. For Charleston, it’s hard to find that question in a sharper form