AAK Press

Online and print publishing. Est 2015.
Contact: aak@aurashkhawarzad.com


Book - The Upper Manhattan Project
Published: 2018

The Upper Manhattan Project (UMP) is a book describing how to create resilience to climate change in New York City. The book includes cutting edge research, community visions, maps, and other plans for infrastructure development, emergency evacuations, social enterprises, and more. The Upper Manhattan Project has been recognized internationally as a model for community based planning.

  • Writing, design, and research by Aurash Khawarzad

  • Mapping and illustration support by Mateo Fernandez-Muro

  • Pages: 180

  • Size: 8.5” x 5.5”

  • Price: $18.00


Textbook - Preparing New York City for Climate Change

Preparing New York city for Climate Change is textbook for students ages 13 and up. It includes 12 lesson plans with information about the causes and impacts of climate change, and 6 lesson plans for students to do research and create their own solutions for the climate crisis. The textbook utilizes mutli-media content to illustrate the complexities of climate change, along with teaching research, design, and engineering skills for creating solutions.

  • Written and designed by Aurash Khawarzad

  • Pages: 60, full color

  • Size: 11.5” x 8.5”

  • Price: $20.00