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Then my projects out. http://www.behance.net/portfolio/projects

Then my latest project, that is exhibited in Amber’11. http://www.behance.net/gallery/Microfields-(Mikro-Alanlar)-AMBER-FEST11/2464273

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” The instant city is an urban intervention in a rural town. A zeppelin floats into town, hooks into the center and bombards the town with art, events, temporary structures, media infrastructure such as billboards, projectors and screens, and other stimulations, then eventually drifts off after installing a wide range of communications infrastructure that hooks the town into the new urban network. The intention being intensive and deliberate cultural urbanisation.

Instant City is a mobile technological event that drifts into underdeveloped, drab towns via air (balloons) with provisional structures (performance spaces) in tow. The effect is a deliberate overstimulation to produce mass culture, with an embrace of advertising aesthetics. The whole endeavor is intended to eventually move on leaving behind advanced technology hook-ups. “

 


The Walking City was an idea proposed by British architect Ron Herron in 1964. In an article in avant-garde architecture journal Archigram, Ron Herron proposed building massive mobile robotic structures, with their own intelligence, that could freely roam the world, moving to wherever their resources or manufacturing abilities were needed. Various walking cities could interconnect with each other to form larger ‘walking metropolises’ when needed, and then disperse when their concentrated power was no longer necessary. Individual buildings or structures could also be mobile, moving wherever their owner wanted or needs dictated.”



British architect Ron Herron in 1964 suggested an idea called, “The Walking City”. The Walking City is a gigantic mobile structure which would behave like an automated robot. Guided by artificial intelligence, it would roam to areas where required resources are located; moving to suit the needs of its owner. These cities can interconnect to form larger cities when needed.

For Archigram, mobility was important and omnipresent, even for the urban landscape that became a “Walking City”. Buildings can form new clusters anywhere to deal with the changing demands of a city. Yesterday’s offices could change into tomorrow’s museums and kindergardens.

 

Plug-In City, project, Axonometric

Peter Cook, a founding member of Archigram, was instrumental in fostering the British counterculture in the 1960s. He promoted the view that the preceding modernist period’s functionalist architecture was worn out. His proposed remedy, the Plug-in City, was a visionary urban megastructure incorporating residences, access routes, and essential services for its inhabitants. Intended to accommodate and encourage changes necessitated by obsolescence, on an as-needed basis, the building nodes (houses, offices, supermarkets, universities), each with a different lifespan, would plug into a main “craneway”, itself designed to last only forty years. The overall flexible and impermanent form would thus reflect the needs and collective will of the inhabitants.

 

 

Cities as living organisms

Plug-in city, Peter Cook

Fumihiko Maki, Golgi Structure, 1967. Digital photograph of model. Courtesy of Maki and Associates.

This blog will consist of draft ideas, virtual projects and mixed tapes on the history of visual communication, categorized in 10 main headlines. The main source of each concept is http://www.citrinitas.com/history_of_viscom/.