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.
Video Archive | Urban planning (126)
The jury discussion discusses contemporary Los Angeles urban planning, infrastructure, different modes of transit and their impact on the city’s development.
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.
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.
Peter Zellner and David Bergman outline the specifics of the SCI-FI’s competition. They answer questions about the realities and guidelines of the contest.
Peter Zellner and David Bergman, the coordinators of SCI-Arc’s Future Initiatives program outline the New Infrastructure competition which explored how new infrastructural systems can spur innovative forms of urban planning. They review the competition rules, the awards, and answer a few questions.
Peter Zellner walks through the Future Initiatives competition A New Infrastructure. Zellner goes through the aims, goals, and expectations of the competition while discussing Los Angeles’s Measure R transportation initiative and its implications on the future of urban planning.
Ngo Quan Hien graduated from SCI-Arc (B.Arch.) in 1993, and returns to discuss his practice in Vietnam. Hien discusses his three fundamentals of design: function, space, and form. He also discusses the challenges he faced with his projects at an urban scale, in dealing with multiple governments within Vietnam, and building standards (or the lack thereof) in Vietnam.