MAP 004 FLOODS will be available to distribute world wide from the 5th of September. The official launch will be on the 9th of September in the Maldives. The local Government and PMO, has invited David Garcia Studio to an underwater launch of this MAP issue and we will be posting about the event at this site.MAP 004 FLOODS deals with the spatial implications of inundation, presenting projects in The Netherlands, Italy, the US and the Maldives. A phenomenon that crosses multiple boundaries and scales, flooding can occur in seconds or hundreds of years, surface from multiple directions, be natural or artificial in origin, of water, mud or even molasses. Architect Peter Cook writes the introduction to this issue. We hope you enjoy it.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.