City of Permanent TemporalityIncomplete & Unfinished
> Book Launch WeMakeThe.City Festival, Pakhuis de Zwijger.
> With contributions from Michael Speaks, Michelle Provoost, Wouter Vanstiphout, Rory Hyde, René Boer and Mark Minkjan
> Winner of the Berlin Urban Intervention Award, and nominated for the 2017 Mies van der Rohe Award
> ZUS have redifined the role of the architect - Rory Hyde Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism at the Victoria and Albert Museum
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From a period of severe crisis and extreme megalomania, a unique piece of city has emerged in Rotterdam. Using unconventional strategies and radical forms of city making, ZUS has forged new links between architecture, economy, politics, and public space.
City of Permanent Temporality is a journal, project exhibit and a theory for a city that is in continuous transformation, where bricks & mortar and people continue to adapt, without ever being complete. The withdrawal of governments and turbulent market forces calls for new methods of planning and design.
City of Permanent Temporality sees ZUS, known for their award-winning Luchtsingel and the Schieblock, open the book on 18 years of urban activism.
January 2019 | available | ZUS | Elma van Boxel & Kristian Koreman | design: 75B | English | hardcover | 17,3 x 24,3 cm | 448 pages | illustrated (400 color and b/w) | with support from: Creative Industries Fund NL
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