Projects, Utopian city

Utopian City

Chi-Jen WangUnited Kingdom The Reciprocal Utopia City project is a renewable energy city in the sky.  It forms a cloud-like structure rising into the sky to 1,100 meters high and parallel to New York City. The focus of this project is consists of two parts. How architecture can serve as a mechanism to facilitate escapism, […]

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Design, Utopian city

El Lissitzky

Russian avant-garde artist El Lissitzky, made a career of utilizing art for social and political change. Although often highly abstract and theoretical, Lissitzky’s work was able speak to the prevailing political discourse of his native Russia, and then the nascent Soviet Union. Following Kazimir Malevich in the Suprematist idiom, Lissitzky used color and basic shapes […]

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Architecture, Museum, Projects, Utopian city, Utopian Green

Hedge Building Rostock

The pavilion is the official Dutch entry for the International Garden Exhibition IGA 2003 held in Rostock, Germany. Two German architects Andre Kempe and Oliver Thill have designed the pavilion. Both have been running a design office, Atelier Kempe Thill, for some years in Rotterdam. For the architects the commission was very interesting on a […]

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