Ambiguity of Dam
Advancement of technologies by mankind always seek the way to control the nature to satisfy their needs. Dam has been utilized to prevent flooding and create electricity by controlling the flow of water. However, this rational outcome of mankind, dam, began to reveal unexpected challenges. The topological characteristic of dam that disconnects the upper and lower region of a river resulted in huge ecological hazard such as reduction in biodiversity, poor water qualitied, and blocking of fish migration.
The formation of a civilization always took place in the vicinity of water. We drink water and use it for health control. Water is closely connected with the quality of mankind’s life which always needed for cultivation, heat avoidance, and pleasant landscape. In this state of affair, we tried to connect and combine the two contradicting environments – nature and civilization.