Dispatches From The Future

Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come

Concrete Jungle

Artist's note: In a post-apocalyptic world, the cities will become the jungles of future explorers.Illustration by Patrick Jones

Modified Mushrooms

Artist's note: This is part of an ongoing series illustrating DNA modification. Here a huge mushroom home has been engineered so its dome collects sunlight for energy.Illustration by John Harris, alisoneldred.com