Islands made by human and non-human forces.
Exploring geo-strategy, urban development, extra-state infrastructure and new models that incorporate island typology into their process.
Islands can manifest as real politik strategem to annex space, an embedded space within a larger environment, examine sovereignty, metaphors existing in relation to one another in a the form of an archipelago.
Within each island exists its own ecology, time, relations beyond the island, history and being.
Islands can be shaped by earth layer geologies, individuals peoples, non state actors, nation states, market and ideological forces.
Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea treaty (UNCLOS), artificial islands are not considered harbor works (Article 11) and are under the jurisdiction of the nearest coastal state if within 200 nautical miles (370 km) (Article 56). Artificial islands are not considered islands for purposes of having their own territorial waters or exclusive economic zones, and only the coastal state may authorize their construction (Article 60); however, on the high seas beyond national jurisdiction, any "state" may construct artificial islands (Article 87).