Climate Capsules

Means of Surviving Disaster, 2010

Friedrich von Borries
Suhrkamp, Berlin, 2010
edition suhrkamp 2615
207 pages, paperback, 17,6 x 11 cm
ISBN: 978-3-518-12615-8 / German

 

Climate Capsules – Means of Surviving Desaster: In a science fiction narrative, historial and contemporary climate related models, strategies, experiments and utopian visions from design, art, fashion, science, architecture and urban planning are presented. With their input, a scenario for life after the climate catastrophe is imagined. In nine scenes, the book is telling the story of different characters, trying to survive in the “climate capsule world” after the climate catastrophe, presenting their very own localization and role in this futuristic vision.