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Artcadia

Animation promoting Artcadia, a competition for high school students. The students have to come up with technical solutions against issues such as pollution or climate change. Commissioned by Arcadis, made in collaboration with Sara Kolster.

 

 

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Artcadia, Imagine your future! You made it, welcome aboard! You are now officially part of the Artcadia crew, our mission. Tell us your ideas on what Artcadia, the new city of the future, should look like. Artcadia needs to be a safe haven for all living creatures.

 

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You made it, welcome aboard! You are now officially part of the Artcadia crew, our mission.

 

people on the planet. But there’s no time to lose. The earth’s population is exploding. Today,  7 324 782 000 people live on our planet. But in 2080, this number will grow to almost 11 000 000 000!

Artcadia needs to be a safe haven for all living creatures. But there’s no time to lose. The earth’s population is exploding.

 

 

Overpopulation: This will have huge consequences. Where will all these people live, work and play? Is there enough food and water? What about natural resources and fuels for production and transport? And where should we go with the enormous piles of rubbish?

Today, 7.324.782.000 people live on our planet. But in 2080, this number will grow to almost 11.000.000.000!

 

Climate Change: Our planet simply can’t cope; we have to look for alternatives. This is your mission, your ultimate challenge. Climate change is causing new extremes; oceans and deserts are expanding. How do we make sure life on earth stays liveable?

Climate change is causing new extremes; oceans and deserts are expanding. How do we make sure life on earth stays liveable?

 

Floods: And how can we protect our homes against natural disasters, like hurricanes and earthquakes? These urgent questions are waiting for ingenious and sustainable answers. How can we deal with overpopulation, food shortage, natural disasters, climate change and environmental impact?

And how can we protect our homes against natural disasters, like hurricanes and earthquakes?

 

Collaboration among scientists: Scientists all over the world have spent years looking for answers, but that’s not enough! Maybe you have the solution!

Scientists all over the world have spent years looking for answers. That’s not enough. Maybe you have the solution.

 

Future Worlds: Planet earth needs you! Artcadia is the city we’re building together. Show courage, be creative, and who knows…you might even win the first prize: a trip to a yet unknown destination. Will it be London, Rome, New York, Berlin, Barcelona, or…? Show the world you’re the best! Take a deep breath and jump! Artcadia, Imagine your future.

Planet earth needs you! Artcadia is the city we’re building together. Show courage, be creative, show the world you’re the best!