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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A society freed from its own alienation, emancipated from the rhetorical forms of archizlom socialism and stip progressivism: The domestication of the work place is really meant to blur the lines between work and life. No-Stop City is an ironic critique of the ideology of architectural modernism taking onto its absurd limits: Biomorphic forms, placed haphazardly over an infinitely extendable grid represent acclimatized microenvironments, for example, green amoeba-like forms are parks, and the serpentine strings are housing units.

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The group members wrote, “The factory and the supermarket become the specimen models of the future city: To qualitative utopias, we oppose atop only possible utopia: Like a replicating microorganism, the city seems to subdivide and spread, lacking center or periphery.

Free-form organic shapes—representing park areas—and residential units are placed haphazardly over a grid structure, allowing for a large degree of icty within a regulated system. His Residential Park, No-Stop City, like other works of Archizoom, is a reaction against modernist architecture that explores the imaginative at the expense of the practical. 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.

Does the building have units, sf of leasable space, and a coffee shop? This plan illustrates a fragment of a metropolis that can be extended infinitely through the stlp of arcuizoom elements adapted to a variety of uses. No-Stop City is a qualityless city in which the individual can achieve his own housing conditions as a creative, freed and personal activity. Archizoom has specifically been relevant because though my early research I was trying to understand how to describe the generic nature of cities and articulate some understanding of why.


No-stop City is an unbuilt project and documented in drawings.

Gathering all the texts and drawings, this book reveals to us the “Endless City” intertwining architecture with objects and the triumphant syop society, giving an interpretation where the repetition of a single central element, a building or a group of objects makes up, through a play of mirrors, a catatonic environment, a boundless supermarket, a now reached future to be composed. No-Stop City is a critical Utopia, a model of global urbanization where design is the essential conceptual instrument used in the mutation n living patterns and territories.

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For access to motion picture film stills please contact the Film Study Center. No Stop City- Archizoom. Maximum result with minimum effort could be found in every product description from Silicon Valley. Contradiction, to me, is one of the most important words in architecture. 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.

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No-Stop City

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.

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No Stop City Change this. What does Archizoom’s No-Stop city mean the cities of today?

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No-Stop City Archizoom Associati. They wtop the tools and ideas of modernism to then critique it. Public space becomes commerce space private space and commerce space becomes public space. Italy by Archizoom Change this. It seems like architecture and architects have no way to even articulate some way to address the contradictions within architecture and society. Archizoom takes those ideas of a homogeneous city and proposes it on an endless scale.


JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. 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.

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. In this drawing, which presents an idea rather than an actual plan, technology eliminates the need for a centralized city.

Newsletter Stay informed and subscribe to our monthly newsletter. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. There is the idea of radicalizing the industrial component of modern architecture to the extreme. More information is also available about the film collection and the Circulating Film and Video Archisoom.

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize sop functionality of this website. This plan, drawn by Branzi, illustrates a fragment of a metropolis that can extend infinitely through the addition of homogenous elements adapted to a variety of uses.