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Radical Architecture

A church without God / Espacio Cero
Utopian Projects

A church without God / Espacio Cero

In the project “A church without God” by Mexican Architect Israel López Balan Opposing qualities are explored through visualizations of desolation and progress, death and continuation, noise and silence, nature and culture. The word ‘precept’ has been used here as a key element to suggest processes experienced by people in time, as well as to question the meaning of existence…

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Agricultural City, 1960 / Kisho Kurokawa
Japanese Architecture, Urban Design

Agricultural City, 1960 / Kisho Kurokawa

Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa designed in 1960 the “Agricultural City”. Intended for the replacement of the agricultural towns in Aichi destroyed by the Ise Bay Typhoon in 1959, the accommodation was to be raised above the ground to deal with future Flooding. The grid was intended to be between 300 and 500 metres; Kurokawa challenged the assumption that the city and the country need be in…

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