Radical, visionary, eccentric, ironic, and firmly outside the box. Shamelessly, boldly and irreverently utopian. You can love it or hate it, but you can surely not remain indifferent to Alan Marshall’s fantasy urban planning project. Alan Marshall is a New Zealander that teaches Social Sciences at Mahidol University in Bangkok, where he started a research programme for students focusing on the environmental and social future of cities. Their combined efforts led to the publishing of a beautifully illustrated volume: “Ecotopia 2121” that depicts 100 futuristic scenarios of real cities, converting them into green utopias: sometimes idyllic, sometimes disturbing and often defiantly absurd. A piece of interdisciplinary work in the broadest sense of the word, merging ar...