Km3-Excursions on Capacities has 43 ratings and 3 reviews. Three- dimensionality can be seen as architecture’s fundamental existence, the profession’s acc. Abstract. This article reviews the KM3 book which follows on from MVRDV’s FARMAX. Notions of high density living and urban strategies are. MVRDV KM3: Proposals for Chinese Cities. Shanghai Gallery of Art 2 July August This is another exhibition about the city, but if you.

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What form of urbanism will then appear? Any Condition Any Condition. Shanghai Gallery of Art, KM3 is a hypothesis, a theoretical city, a possible urban theory. The city itself has been brought into the 4. This master plan model is a unique platform for MVRDV to stage their exhibition, but it can also be read as a symbolic representation of their visions for the future cityscape. Proposals for Chinese Cities Shanghai Gallery of Art 2 July August This is another exhibition about the city, but if you think that you will be stepping into a familiar exhibition space, think again.

Josh Lam rated it liked it Feb 24, Aug 31, rossi awan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Open Preview See a Problem? A city that stretches not only in the front as well as in the back or left and right, but swells above and below.


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MVRDV KM3: Proposals for Chinese Cities

Published November 1st by Actar first published December 30th You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Proposals for Chinese Cities. KM3 is more a construct than an analysis. Benjamin rated it it was ok Feb 17, Songzi L rated it really liked it Feb 27, According to his logic, an ideally conceived city would be constituted of ideal architecture, each detail of which would, in turn, be recognisable as an ideal fragment.

A city that will lead to a new programmatic “skin” around the globe, swelling beyond the horizontal, surging vertically. Tan Dat rated it it was amazing Jan 04, It constructs its logical response: Click on the pictures below to enlarge. mvrdb

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Architecture Prison Summer Scho By accepting the whole reality of the contemporary city, they validate the fundamental elements of contemporary life: Trivia About Km3-Excursions on Sonntag rated it liked it Apr 25, Beyond pessimism and protectionism.

Review of ‘KM3 Excursions on capacities’ by MVRDV

About this product Synopsis “KM3 is the story about a world that is densifying. Contrary to Alberti’s vision of creating an ideal city by assembling ideal fragments, their works evolve from a larger vision of the city.

Light rays spilling out from the drilled holes further render a pseudo-realistic image of an inhabited city. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. See details for additional kmm3. The firm’s buildings overthrow the primacy of an architectural ‘footprint’ for more innovative and varied spatial paradigms.


Adopting a critical position and harbouring a relentless interest in the environment and sustainability, their works are based on a new relationship between architecture and urbanism. A follow-up to the publication of FARMAXwhich sought to question and analyze the growing suburban ‘greyness’ of the Netherlands and to propose new ways of thinking about the homogenization of landscape, KM3 extends that idea to a three-dimensional model, one that ‘generates space instead of consuming it’ and encourages variety in form.

To position mvgdv projects in a global context, they are surrounded mrdv a descriptive ‘wallpaper’ of 24 other projects by MVRDV that connects the Chinese model with the firm’s wider agenda. Three-dimensionality can be seen as architecture’s fundamental existence, the profession’s acclaimed domain.

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Km3-Excursions on Capacities

Kevin Phelps rated it really liked it Dec 30, It creates a base for a highly accessible town of 8. Hardcoverpages. Mina Hanna rated it liked it Feb 28,