Sustainable Fairbourne 2100


My thesis project intends to provide a sustainable solution for Fairbourne’s climate refugees and the local environment. The design goal of this project is to try to find a stable ecological spatial structure and plan to deal with the problems caused by future sea-level rise. I used 3D model and data to simulate the landscape in Fairbourne after the sea level rise in 2100. I then used these data to redesign residential areas and landscapes to provide a new, sustainable, Fairbourne community.

My name is Jiayin Shi, I am from Beijing. I was inspired to study Landscape Architecture after a visit to Suzhou “The City of the Garden”.
After studying Environmental Design in China, I came to the UK to study MA Landscape Architecture and to learn more about research and design outdoor environments. I was attracted by the natural scenery of the Scottish Highlands and the cultural cities such as Bath, Edinburgh and Oxford and I really want to use my design to bring this lifestyle back to China.
I am particularly interested in projects that address social and environmental issues. I want to continue studying for a PhD or a second master’s in city design.

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