Video Archive | Infrastructure (23)

Vicente Guallart The Self Sufficent City-clip_9514
Vicente Guallart discusses Barcelona's goal of becoming a self-sufficient city made of "productive neighborhoods at human speed,...
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Vicente Guallart describes current projects to cultivate self-sufficient neighborhoods within Barcelona, new green diagonal...
Vicente Guallart The Self Sufficent City
Vicente Guallart argues that the global financial collapse of 2007 created an opportunity to rethink Barcelona's future. He...
Eric Owen Moss Making And Meaning-clip_4898
Moss describes the importance of architecture engaging urban environments. He describes the urban issues surrounding Los Angeles,...
SCIFI Symposium Other New Urbanisms Part One-clip_3392
Peter Zellner and David Bergman introduce some of the general topics of the symposium. David Fletcher discusses how urban...
Scifi Symposium A New Infrastructure Jury-clip_3496
The jury agrees on criteria, reviews the competition entries, and selects finalists. They analyze the ideas of each project, and...
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The jury selects the award-winners and honorable mentions. They compare their selections with other entries. They also discuss...
Scifi Symposium A New Infrastructure Jury
The jury for the "New Infrastructure" competition discusses the entries in general, noting some failures and successes. They...

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Vicente Guallart discusses Barcelona’s goal of becoming a self-sufficient city made of “productive neighborhoods at human speed, inside a hyper-connected metropolis.” Or, in other words, “Many slow cities inside a smart city.” He describes Barcelona’s attempts to overcome the frustrating dis-organization of basic services and infrastructure. He discusses projects that attempt to reintroduce nature into urban space, and that integrate historic artifacts into contemporary life, such as a self-sufficient campus in the Parc de la Ciutadella, and the Mercat del Born. He describes their project to upgrade the city’s information infrastructure hardware.


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Vicente Guallart describes current projects to cultivate self-sufficient neighborhoods within Barcelona, new green diagonal corridors, reuse of the industrial harbor, reformulating the city bus routes, and locating public facilities so that citizens are a 10-minute walk from a fresh food market, library, shopping, medical care, etc. Guallart describes new centers for digital fabrication, and a series of prototype solar houses.


Vicente Guallart The Self Sufficent City

Vicente Guallart argues that the global financial collapse of 2007 created an opportunity to rethink Barcelona’s future. He proposes a self-sufficient city made of “productive neighborhoods at human speed, inside a hyper-connected metropolis.” He discusses projects to reintroduce nature into the city, and to integrate history into contemporary life, and efforts to upgrade the city’s information infrastructure hardware. Guallart describes current projects to cultivate self-sufficient neighborhoods, including new centers for digital fabrication, and a series of prototype solar houses.

 

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Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Vicente Guallart, noting his diverse roles as architect, co-founder of the Institute for Advanced...
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Vicente Guallart reviews the history of Barcelona, characterizing his mission as continuing the evolution of the city, pointing...
Vicente Guallart The Self Sufficent City-clip_9514
Vicente Guallart The Self Sufficent City-clip_9514
Vicente Guallart discusses Barcelona's goal of becoming a self-sufficient city made of "productive neighborhoods at human speed,...
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Vicente Guallart The Self Sufficent City-clip_9515

SCIFI Symposium Other New Urbanisms Part One-clip_3392

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Peter Zellner and David Bergman introduce some of the general topics of the symposium. David Fletcher discusses how urban planning and urban renewal inform his work. He describes his L. A. River competition entry as a system of networks, generating an argument, and forecasting the future.


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The jury agrees on criteria, reviews the competition entries, and selects finalists. They analyze the ideas of each project, and develop a sense of what’s conventional, innovative and out or date.


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The jury selects the award-winners and honorable mentions. They compare their selections with other entries. They also discuss how graphical representation influences jury decisions.


Scifi Symposium A New Infrastructure Jury

The jury for the “New Infrastructure” competition discusses the entries in general, noting some failures and successes. They review the finalists in detail to determine the final awards. The jury included Aspet Davidian, Neil M. Denari, Cecilia V. Estolano, Gail Goldberg, Roland Genik, Thom Mayne, Eric Owen Moss and Geoff Wardle.

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Scifi Symposium A New Infrastructure Jury-clip_3497
Scifi Symposium A New Infrastructure Jury-clip_3497