Jason Rhys Parry - Anticipatory Theory of Ruin Ecology

n an age where ruined buildings are becoming unlikely refuges for endangered species, architects should begin designing buildings with an eye towards their future existence as hotspots for biodiversity.

Jason Rhys Parry is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Honors College at Purdue University where he teaches courses in sustainability and speculative design. His writing has appeared in the journals SubStance and Theory & Event.

The two-day event at the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) in Ljubljana represents the central gathering of the Future Architecture platform. The conference with 25 selected Future Architecture 2020 Call for Ideas applicants and invited guests is one of the most insightful annual gatherings around European architecture and showcases ideas and trends for the future development of the profession.