Generic city

During one of Professor Ali Madanipour’s Urban Design Seminars we have discussed two papers called ‘The generic city‘ and ‘Whatever happened to urbanism?’ by Rem Koolhaas. Remment Lucas Koolhaas (Rem Koolhaas) is primarily concerned with producing the modernist sensation of defamiliarization. This is a kind of an avantgarde strategy of making ordinary experience too strange. Rem’s…
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Archi_Tech/Tonic

Modernity has rapidly transformed our culture to one that is obsessive over consumption and technology. In this process, society has distorted how we see and use the urban realm. It was in the first lecture of the series, ‘Principles of Urban Design’ by Professor Tim Townsend, which led me to want to discuss the impact…
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