Crystal Futures

James Charles Daher

Architectural Model of Crystal Futures, membership information


Classes Thesis

Speculative Fictional account of future Manhattan. Crystal Futures is a corporation with plans for a network of private cities. Cathedral City replaces Manhattan.

people wishing to be members of a community and those seeking residency in New York City.

User Scenario
User signs up for membership. Crystal Futures membership benefits are explained, and the architectural rendering of the future city is revealed.

Plexiglass, wood, liquid plastic molds, lights, duratrans print.

Developing a cinematic artifact first requires a compelling narrative. I've experimented with commissioning actors and skilled craftsmen to assist in the creation of the piece.