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Afterlife of Suburban Corporate Landscapes

A Cannabis Commune calls for an expansive process of vaccination, remediation, construction, cultivation, and rewilding. It is an alternative to current modes of production, including those in the nascent cannabis industry, which has largely followed existing paradigms in big pharma. The project accomplishes this in two principal ways: first, by remediating the ruins of the former IBM campus in Kingston; second, by allowing minority populations affected by the “war on drugs” active participation in the ethical production of cannabis. The remediation processes that accompany this provide the building blocks for the resulting landscape and earthenwork architecture. In the short run, the future cannabis commune serves as a vaccination center, building trust with marginalized communities. In the long run, the proposed model becomes a generator of justice and an ecologically productive part of the environment, inherently limited in space by the connes of past industry and temporally by natural cycles of healing and growth.