This issue of Domus is entitled “Fashion is urbanism”. Winy Maas reminds in his editorial that everybody has the responsibility to contribute to a sustainable future and that small-scale actions can have as much impact as large-scale ones. Fashion designer Iris van Herpen explains how fashion meets urbanism, discussing the encounter of fashion, architecture, nature and technology. The future city products are presented in the article “Design is alive”: amongs the projects in which the potential of nature is revealed, Biogarmentry by Roya Aghighi is a living textile capable of purifying the air with its photosynthetic cells.
The article on Oil Palm plantations, that are transforming lanscape and causing damage to the environment and rural communities, reflects on the ecological violence behind the food we eat. The issue of Domus discusses about the fire of Notre-Dame, showing some of the debated projects proposals made for the reconstruction of the Parisian Cathedral.
The interview with Gaëlle Hamonic and Jean-Christophe Masson talks about the city of the future: compact, dense and integrated with nature. Another example can be found in The Jetsons, the animated sitcom that imagined a future with flying cars, jatpacks, robot maids and moving sidewalks.
In the issue it’s explained why migration can be a catalyst for the housing problem, with an analysis of German cities and their transformation to integrate refugees. At the end of the issue, a photo by Yan Wang Preston of the Egongyan Park, in China, from the series Forest.
With the magazine are attached Domus EcoWorld, The UN global goals in practice and Domus paper.