Houston as a Toxic Theme Park

Unfold: Houston Revealed, TXCTY

TXCTY is part of Unfold: Houston Revealed, an atlas of Houston maps created as a collaborative project between the University of Houston School of Art, Graphic Design program, and Creative Writing program. A total of nine maps were design and produced by students, each document different aspects of the city of Houston.

The map of TXCTY interprets the city of Houston as a toxic theme park. The map displays three islands representing different areas of Houston full of them park attractions and toxic landmarks. The narrative creates a fantasy tale framing the city as a toxic wasteland full of wonder.

In the media: Houston Chronicle,   NPR