The Unit of a Nation

The City of a Hundred Nations exists of the coast of the Comoros Islands – a floating, growing, contradictory city. Joburg-On-Sea sits adjacent to a 1:1 scale replica of the Basecamp at Mount Everest, owned by China. The prefab modular unit, includes a port for trade and transport of capital in all forms, energy farms, […]

Project: The street of Cities

    Technology deforms lifestyle and informs our navigation, perception and participation of space. The technology of hashtag creates new condition of world streets Where our memory, experience and virtual interaction of streets detach architecture from its context. Just as a physical street was not designed by a single author but a compound of collective […]

The City of a Hundred Nations – Preview Tables Presentation

Preface   In 2000 the Polish philosopher Zygmunt Bauman coined the term Liquid Modernity Which can be defined as an era of flux- a flowing state of constant interminable change: liquid uncertainty. All that was previously considered to be rigid, solid and certain struggles for legitimacy, submerged within the volatile ocean of late-modernity. But what […]

Cruel Optimism

***Millenarianism (also millenarism), is the belief by a religious, social, or political group or movement in a coming major transformation of society, after which all things will be changed. — The millennial space, the millennial main source of leisure and culture, the millennial form of employment, the millennial aspiration –   Forms of millennial resistance – how can we use […]

Basta TS

Some pages from the book: 1:1 fragment of the roof in Alaska – my dear millennials – what do you hate? Key sections from the TS –    

Jamies Search for Identity in the City of a Hundred Nations

  This is the story of Jaymie, the daughter of a British father and French mother- the first child born into City of a Hundred Nations. Educated in the city by Britain, by France, Sweden and Denmark, and a service user of Japan, China, Brazil and Hungary. A a citizen of everywhere but a local […]

After Jury Thoughts

The necessity: The industrial revolution has made us progress from animal speed to mechanical speed, with devastating consequences, in an ongoing process of more than 150 years humans have massively migrated to cities. Although we still haven’t digested that acceleration we have moved to a more radical acceleration in the 21th century: “the faster than […]

deepmind//shallowmind:apophenia_landscapes

  The belief in an ecosystem governed by information and the relationships between data is flattening our world and subdividing it into informational relationships. The problematic within this system is that not everything can be quantified and accounted for. Between the pixels of the deepmind landscape infinite nuances that technological progress attempts to discover and […]