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Seeking new voices and design talent, the new Bracket book series is structured around an open call for entries. Conceived as an almanac, the series looks at emerging thematics in our global age that are shaping the built environment in radically significant, yet often unexpected ways. Bracket 1: On Farming looks at the capacity for architecture to address ideas and issues of productive landscapes and urbanisms. Entries were selected by an international jury including Nathalie de Vries, Charles Waldheim and Michael Speaks. Once merely understood in terms of agriculture, today information, energy, labour, and landscape, among others, can be farmed. Farming harnesses the efficiency of collectivity and community. Whether cultivating land, harvesting resources, extracting energy or delegating labor, farming reveals the interdependencies of our globalized world. Simultaneously, farming represents the local gesture, the productive landscape, and the alternative economy. The processes of farming are mutable, parametric, and effi cient. Farming is the modifi cation of infrastructure, urbanisms, architectures, and landscapes toward a privileging of production.