Urban structures for the future

The architectural utopia of tomorrowland, vividly imagined but in most cases never built: domed habitats; plug-in cities; modular polyester pods; pneumatic clusters; artificial floating islands; etc. Chapters include Cellular Agglomorates; Clip-on, Plug-In; Bridge Structures; Containers; Marine Structures; The Diagonal in Space; Biostructures. Architects and their projects include Alfred Neumann & Zvi Hecker (apartment block in Ramat Gan); Moshe Safdie (Habitat ’67 & Habitat Puerto Rico); Herbert Prader, Franz Fehringer & Erich Ott (Composite Linear City with Residential Cells); David George Emmerich (construction games); Paul Maymony (Maison ‘Diamant’); Chaneac (Crater City); Claude & Pascal Hausermann (Outil ‘Habitation’); Wolfgang Doring; Arthur Quarmby; Warren Chalk (Capsule Unit Tower); Peter Cook (Plug-In City); Arata Isozaki (Cluster in the Air); Noriaki Kurokawa (New Plan for Tokyo); Fabrizio Carola (Girder Building); Andre Biro & Jean-Jacques Fernier; Yves Salier, Adrian Courtois & Pierre Lajus; Kenzo Tange; Gunther Domenig & Eilfried Huth (project for Ragnitz-Graz); Jean-Paul Jungmann (Dyodon (Pneumatic Residential Cells)); David Greene (Living Pod); Archigram Group (Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, Ron Herron, Warren Chalk, Michael Webb, David Greene) ) Loving 1990); Ron Herron (Walking Cities); Frei Otto & Rolf Gutbrod (German Pavilion at Expo ’67); Atelier Warmbronn- Frei Otto & Ewald Bubner design- Arup Associates- (Arctic Town); Richard Buckminster Fuller, (Geodesic Dome for Manhattan, Tetrahedral City); Stanley Tigerman (Urban Matrix); Eduard Albert & Jacques Cousteau (Artificial Island in the Bay of Monaco); Hal Moggridge (Sea City); Cesar Pelli & A. J. Lumsden (Urban Nucleus); Manfredi Nicoletti (Overspill Town for Monaco); Walter Jonas (Intrapolis-Funnel Town); Paolo Soleri (Arcology); Merete Mattern, etc.

Text: Dahinden Justus. pp. 220; hardcover. Publisher: Praeger Publishers, New York, 1972.

ISBN: 9780269028021| 0269028021

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The architectural utopia of tomorrowland, vividly imagined but in most cases never built: domed habitats; plug-in cities; modular polyester pods; pneumatic clusters; artificial floating islands; etc. Chapters include Cellular Agglomorates; Clip-on, Plug-In; Bridge Structures; Containers; Marine Structures; The Diagonal in Space; Biostructures. Architects and their projects include Alfred Neumann & Zvi Hecker (apartment block in Ramat Gan); Moshe Safdie (Habitat ’67 & Habitat Puerto Rico); Herbert Prader, Franz Fehringer & Erich Ott (Composite Linear City with Residential Cells); David George Emmerich (construction games); Paul Maymony (Maison ‘Diamant’); Chaneac (Crater City); Claude & Pascal Hausermann (Outil ‘Habitation’); Wolfgang Doring; Arthur Quarmby; Warren Chalk (Capsule Unit Tower); Peter Cook (Plug-In City); Arata Isozaki (Cluster in the Air); Noriaki Kurokawa (New Plan for Tokyo); Fabrizio Carola (Girder Building); Andre Biro & Jean-Jacques Fernier; Yves Salier, Adrian Courtois & Pierre Lajus; Kenzo Tange; Gunther Domenig & Eilfried Huth (project for Ragnitz-Graz); Jean-Paul Jungmann (Dyodon (Pneumatic Residential Cells)); David Greene (Living Pod); Archigram Group (Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, Ron Herron, Warren Chalk, Michael Webb, David Greene) ) Loving 1990); Ron Herron (Walking Cities); Frei Otto & Rolf Gutbrod (German Pavilion at Expo ’67); Atelier Warmbronn- Frei Otto & Ewald Bubner design- Arup Associates- (Arctic Town); Richard Buckminster Fuller, (Geodesic Dome for Manhattan, Tetrahedral City); Stanley Tigerman (Urban Matrix); Eduard Albert & Jacques Cousteau (Artificial Island in the Bay of Monaco); Hal Moggridge (Sea City); Cesar Pelli & A. J. Lumsden (Urban Nucleus); Manfredi Nicoletti (Overspill Town for Monaco); Walter Jonas (Intrapolis-Funnel Town); Paolo Soleri (Arcology); Merete Mattern, etc.

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