It has resisted all initiatives to preserve it for the future, whether commercial or whimsical. However, the fort is beautiful and powerful in decay. We believe it can reach out to a new audience and address a new set of threats in its twilight years, by presiding over the creation of Redsands Island.
Through the establishment of a web-linked radio observatory, the forts will hand their watch over to a new Terra Firma. Through the creation of an innovative, closed loop, power-from-waste infrastructure which will ultimately consume itself in the creation of new habitats, the decaying forts can become emblematic of a bold new sustainability initiative.