Crashboat: A Laboratory of Costal Destruction
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Keywords

Coastal destruction
xebec
seafaring
coastal profile
spheres
Nerja Destrucción de costas
xebec
navegación marina
perfil costero
esferas
Nerja

How to Cite

Ramos-Collado, L., & Santiago-Pagan, K. (2020). Crashboat: A Laboratory of Costal Destruction. InForma, 12, 248-256. Retrieved from https://revistas.upr.edu/index.php/informa/article/view/17377

Abstract

The Renaissance relied on new naval technologies that could brave new, uncharted seas based on hard science and aiming for safety, speed, and overall usefulness. Seafaring became a way of life, simultaneously a place and a non-place free to roam the seas. Based on research and drawing, Crashboat is a speculative project seeking to recapture the ship science/math momentum by focusing on the ship—the most evident example of amphibious architecture—as an alternative solution not only to habitation but also as a strategy for gathering essential data on sea changes due to recent challenges like sea toxicity, change in weather patterns, coastal changes, death of marine life, and flooding of coastal cities and communities.
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