Enlarged Partial Plan


enlarged plan

Niko Tian

Living Rig Island

Named Living Rig Island, the reimagined offshore island, evolves from discarded aging mega-infrastructure found in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico to an island network that supports a new water economy. Rethinking and transforming the experience and relationship between humans and the ocean, this project treats the symbiotic collaboration of ocean farm and green machines as new forms of ocean industry that are ready to emerge...

Living Rig Island Master Plan


master plan of the design

Landscape Section


sectional view

RISD Grad Show 2020