Outer Space

Just over a hundred years after Jules Verne published his visionary tale of space travel From the Earth to the Moon in 1865, humankind turned science fiction into reality. Engineers made it possible to launch machines into orbit, but it was architects that made them more habitable for humans. From designing ground-based observatories and orbital telescopes to spacecrafts, space stations, and extra-terrestrial settlements, architects have furthered our quest to conquer outer space. But what will our impact be on other worlds if the harm we have inflicted on Earth has forced us to pursue the possibility of life on another planet? Outer Space – Designing for life beyond Earth