Articles by: Siobhan Lyons

Author Biography:

Siobhan Lyons is a media-studies scholar based in Sydney. Her books include Ruin Porn and the Obsession with Decay, and Death and the Machine: Intersections of Mortality and Robotics.

The New Anthroposcenery

…the city itself must become its own source of wilderness, where natural elements from flora to fauna are sourced, renovated, and put on display.

Informit: The new Anthroposcenery

When our desire for urban nature becomes a performance of mastery Situated in the gentrified, formerly working-class suburb of Chippendale, Sydney, is One Central Park, a skyscraper that features vertical hanging gardens. The building has a J. G. Ballard-esque panache, the architecture enmeshed with the natural world, bringing to mind that author's 'High Rise' and The Drowned World' simultaneously.