She’s Studying the Golden State’s Unique Geography to Make Mars Livable

They call her the “Marschitect.”

An award-winning architect and filmmaker, Vera Mulyani heads up Mars City Design, a company on a mission to create a blueprint for sustainable cities on Mars.

“It is not enough to just travel to Mars and survive, now we must develop a way in which we can sustainably live and love on Mars,” says Mulyani. “It is essential that we call on a new generation of thinkers and innovators to make this a reality.”

According to an interview with Visit California, “Mulyani believes the geography of California is crucial to mankind’s future and will be constructing habitat prototypes in the Mojave Desert through 3D printing.”

You can read a full interview with her here.