The scenario for this studio explores the following possibility, what if Amazon decided to locate its ‘HQ2’ in Lincoln. The company has received lots of criticism about driving up residential costs, putting large burdens on host cities for infrastructure costs.
The municipality of Chongqing, China, is the most significant urban growth center in Western China. This trend is projected to continue for decades to come. As a mountain landscape, the city possesses a difficult topography making settlement strategies challenging. The city is also located at the confluence of the Jialing and Yangtze Rivers making the management of water another important challenge to development in the city.