claudio viñuela | a hybrid building for valparaiso
Urban Jungle of Chongqing
Urban Jungle of Chongqing French photographer Raphael Olivier, based in Shanghai and we recently presented the work, offers the photograph of the Chongqing city, located in Western of China. It is a real urban jungle in mutation. The city is as big as the Austria and there are 30 millions of inhabitants. The city and the population are mostly still rural. The climate is almost tropical, that makes a unique city in the country.
Gallery of Interview with Yona Friedman: “Imagine, Having Improvised Volumes ‘Floating’ In Space, Like Balloons” - 17
Superstudio - Endless grid, 1969 In the late 1960′s, a group of radical Florentine architects by the name of Superstudio proposed a continuos monument, to wrap the world in an endless grid. This typology would produce a series of fantastical worlds which were depicted in their drawings as a superstructure built over existing natural landscapes.
Arata Isozaki, City in the Air, Shinjuku, Tokio, 1960-61, elevation