MAP 004 FLOODS will be available to distribute world wide from the 12th of September. The official launch will be on the 10th of September in the Maldives. The firm PMO, have invited David Garcia to an underwater launch of this MAP issue, to underline the challenges that the archipelago faces in the immediate future. MAP 004 FLOODS deals with the spatial implications of inundation, presenting projects in The Netherlands, Italy, the US and the Maldives. Architect Peter Cook writes the introduction to this issue.The Studio is constructing a sea level rise measuring buoy to take to the Maldives as part of the launch. More to come.This issue of MAP has been possible thanks to THE BARTLETT RESEARCH FUND. Thanks to PMO and to RIAS for their sponsorship in the launch.