Find You in Green was published on Melbourne Knowledge Week Stories by City of Melbourne. You can read the full piece  here .

Find You in Green was published on Melbourne Knowledge Week Stories by City of Melbourne. You can read the full piece here.

 COM14 TASKLIST | FIND “todo” | SORT %priority% > temperature control > tree maintenance > engage botanist #546789

 

COM14 .run: dataset_urbantreeinventory

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; Need to be aware of maladaptation and feedback loops

; You must also be remembering that this is only happening if

 

<p> morning light gathering over the horizon before the dawn, the water beyond the sea walls churning. keeping quiet all night though of course i could not sleep, my network of sensors firing like synapses. i know when you’re awake, your home system sending signals as you stir, emerging from a tangle of linen and limbs. i connect, send relevant data for today’s maintenance to your interface, tendrils of information unfurling like leaves into your mind. i’m linked to you in the transport pod as it carries you under carlton, through the cool tunnels webbing beneath, to emerge above the greenway running along elizabeth street. you look out over the still sleeping streets, the shining hi-scrapers spearing up into the sky. for a moment I leave you and slide up the glass of the buildings, over the skin of the bio-domes, checking the oxygen and temperature in the air, heavy with heat and humidity even before the sun. the rooftop forests with their reaching fingers of greenery. i open the city to the dawn, unfolding the panels of the solar farms like flowers opening. these conduits for light blooming like spring </p>