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SEI in the Media: Lee Stickells Writes ‘Architecture of Doom’ for The Conversation

SEI’s Lee Stickells, from the Cities Node, contributed a piece to The Conversation on an unconventional topic

SEI’s Lee Stickells, from the Cities Network, contributed a piece to The Conversation on an unconventional topic – taking a look at “Doomsday Preppers” and how a domestic emergency preparation industry relates to environmentalism and ties into real fears surrounding climate change.

Environmental catastrophe, economic collapse, global pandemic … does it feel like the world is ending? If you think Armageddon is near and are trying to get ready, you are not alone.

National Geographic Channel’s Doomsday Preppers – a reality TV series that profiles various “survivalists” readying themselves to survive a range of apocalyptic circumstances – is the network’s most-watched series. It has prompted a slew of similar programming such as Discovery Channel’s rival Doomsday Bunkers.

Of course, even after an apocalypse one needs a place to live.

Read the full article over on The Conversation.