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The fourth post of the Back to the Futurist series is dedicated to Liam Young. Previous in Series: Noah Raford

Who is Liam Young?

Liam currently lives and works in London as an independent urbanist, designer and futurist. He was named by Blueprint magazine as one of 25 people who will change architecture and design in 2010. He is a founder of the futures think tank Tomorrows Thoughts Today, a group whose projects explore the consequences of fantastic, perverse and speculative architectures and urbanisms. Probing the urban and ecological consequences of emerging technologies Liam also curates events and exhibitions including the annual Thrilling Wonder Stories program and runs the nomadic teaching studio the ‘Unknown Fields Division’ at various universities throughout Europe and Asia. Each year the division travels to extraordinary landscapes to explore the Unknown Fields between cultivation and nature and spin cautionary tales of a new kind of wilderness.

In this in-depth interview with Liam, we asked him how the future might look. Click the link below to read the Interview in full on URBNFUTR.

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Specimens of Unnatural History the electric Aurora flock. Courtesy Liam Young