Architecture in Worldbuilding: The Structures of Your World

Themes:
WritingCultureAcademic
What:
Panel
When:
Friday Aug 17   04:00 PM to 05:00 PM (1 hour)
What a people builds says a lot about their society -- whether they live in tents, or skyscrapers, or turf huts. Buildings reflect a community’s history and resources, values, fears and conflicts. Decisions about what gets built and where may be intensely political. At the same time, individuals are shaped by the structures they live in. In speculative fiction, the function and appearance of structures are critical choices for world-building. What opportunities does architecture offer to a writer?
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Strange Horizons
Senior Fiction Editor

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