Winners of Think Space Competition Re-think Arctic Territories

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The results from the first brief of Think Space‘s MONEY themed cycle of competitions, Territories, have been announced. David Garcia (MAP Architects), juror of the Territories competition, invited participants to send in proposals “that tackle the present economic and territorial challenges in the present and future of the Arctic lands.” See them all, after the break…

Russia Plans Ice City in Arctic Circle

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In the latest bid to solidify territorial claims within the Arctic Circle, has unveiled plans to build a city for 5,000 year round residents 1,000 miles from the North Pole on the remote island Kotelniy in the . Part of a strategic plan to assert its claim over the vast reserves of natural resources underneath the polar ice cap, the planned development will cost several billion dollars.

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