Author: Maxwell Woods

One of the residences made hospitable by the eucalyptus grove. The eucalyptus is visible in the background on the right side of the photo.

The Avant-Garde Meets Ecology in the Open City

Communal living and artistic experimentation have thrived at the Open City for over forty years. In the face of pollution and environmental degradation, the collective of poets, artists, and a lone ecologist are reimagining green design.