tags: archizoom, no stop city. No comments: . local to an international level: an interest for a city’s “insignificant” places was the first manifested. Archizoom Associati. No-Stop City, Projet d’Andrea Branzi. A model for global urbanization, No-Stop City is a theoretical project published for the first time. by Archizoom Change this. 1 of 3. Description Change this. No-stop City is an unbuilt project and documented in drawings. The drawings show.

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For access to motion picture film stills please contact the Film Study Center. Inthe Archizoom group, while carrying out an experimental work in the field of design, also undertook a research on environment, mass culture and the city, which led to the project No-Stop City.

In his writing, The Domino-Problem: The photographs portray an endless and rather featureless space in which humans live as campers. No-stop City is an unbuilt project and documented in drawings.

If you have additional information or spotted an afchizoom, please send feedback to digital moma. Those contradictions shop to major issues within the field because architecture claims one thing but does another. Generic is not a new term, but I think it is an easy way to describe the majority of architecture within cities whether that is good or bad is not the current question.

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No-Stop City

No Stop City- Archizoom. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Archizoom was a key participant in the “radical architecture” movement of the s, which reacted against modernist architecture and downplayed practical concerns in favor of a ckty imaginative, science-fiction-like approach. What does Archizoom’s No-Stop city mean the cities of today?

The principle behind the No-Stop City was the idea that advanced technology could eliminate the need for a centralized modern city.

Newsletter Stay informed and subscribe to our monthly newsletter. A society freed from its own alienation, emancipated from the rhetorical forms of humanitarian socialism and ztop progressivism: I think now in a very general way because this is becoming longer than intended I have established some terms and ways to describe processes, design, and the market within the city.


This plan illustrates a fragment of a metropolis that can be extended infinitely through the addition of homogenous elements adapted to a variety of uses. NAi Booksellers archizoon inspiration and information in the field of architecture, urbanism, landscape and design. Does the building have units, sf of leasable space, and a coffee shop? All requests to license audio or video footage produced by MoMA should be ckty to Scala Archives at firenze scalarchives.

No-Stop City is based on the idea that advanced technology could eliminate the need for a centralized modern city.

No-Stop City, 1969

Tents, appliances, and motorcycles show that basic needs are met, while other drawings show endless grids of bedrooms, perhaps containing the Dream Bed or Safari Chair. No-Stop City is a qualityless city in which the individual can achieve his own housing conditions as a creative, freed and personal activity. I think there will be larger questions of place and identity asked within these topics but this seems to frame a new crisis.

This record is a work in progress. That is a capitalist principle at its core, yet architecture design, architecture process, and every aspect of society has embraced it while seemingly attempting to question the impacts of capitalism within our society. No-Stop City Archizoom Associati.

The Bankruptcy of Architecture: Archizoom, No Stop City

No-Stop City is a critical Utopia, a model of global urbanization where design is the essential conceptual instrument used in the mutation of living patterns and territories. Archizoom takes those ideas of a homogeneous city and proposes it on an endless scale. If you would like to reproduce text from a MoMA publication or moma. The theoretical project was first published in the review Casabella inunder the title: Public space becomes commerce space private space and commerce space becomes public space.

Strongly ironic but designed with committed political ingenuity, the proposal questions the normative character of the existing city and defends new conceptions of life as expressed in revolutionary urban form.

To qualitative utopias, we oppose the only possible utopia: They use the tools and ideas of modernism to then critique it. In this drawing, which presents an idea rather than an actual plan, technology eliminates the need for a centralized city.


Like a replicating microorganism, the city seems to subdivide and spread, lacking center or periphery. When it comes to the ideology of Silicon Valley, they want to remove all contradiction and complexity with a yes or a no 0 or 1.

Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Andrea Branzi, a founding member of Archizoom, the Italian avant-garde architectural group begun inwas inspired by the urban utopias of the British group Archigram. More information is also available about the film collection and the Circulating Film and Video Library. The domestication of the work place is really meant to blur the lines between work and life.

The drawings show an infinitely extending grid, subdivided by partial lines symbolizing walls, and interrupted only by natural features such as mountains. There is the idea of radicalizing the industrial component of modern architecture to the extreme. Pier Vittorio Aureli hints at the first one many times in his writings about capitalism and architecture.

The group members wrote, “The factory and the supermarket become the specimen models of the future city: No-Stop City is an ironic critique of the ideology of architectural modernism taking onto its absurd limits: The Museum of Modern Art,p. Residential units and free-form organic shapes representing parks are placed haphazardly over a grid structure, allowing for a large degree of freedom within a regulated system.

They were inspired by the architectural group Archigram, and by its technological projects for urban utopias; in fact they took their name in part from the name of the British group and in part from the title— Zoom— of an issue of the publication Archigram.

Italy by Archizoom Change this. As Andrea Branzi puts it, this project implements “the idea of the fading away of architecture within metropolis”. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Apps view the world as complex, but believe that they can solve for it with convenience.