SUBTILITAS

SUBTĪLITĀS (latin; noun f., 3rd):
fineness of texture, logic, detail; slenderness, exactness, acuteness; sharpness : precision




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I couldn’t have a string of Utopian posts without including some Archigram; The Instant City (1968) is a mobile “event,” travels between various dreary and monotonous towns, deploying and saturating them with an over-stimulation of media, technology, popculture, and cultural space. Via.

I couldn’t have a string of Utopian posts without including some Archigram; The Instant City (1968) is a mobile “event,” travels between various dreary and monotonous towns, deploying and saturating them with an over-stimulation of media, technology, popculture, and cultural space. Via.



February 01, 2011, 3:23pm  Permalink | Comments

Eckhard Schulze-Fielitz - “Raumstadt" proposal, 1959.
“I was looking for a serial, open, flexible and multifunctional  universal structure that allowed different figurations, fillings and  spaces, versatile, mountable and demountable. I was looking for the laws  of space”

Eckhard Schulze-Fielitz - “Raumstadt" proposal, 1959.

I was looking for a serial, open, flexible and multifunctional universal structure that allowed different figurations, fillings and spaces, versatile, mountable and demountable. I was looking for the laws of space”



February 01, 2011, 2:16pm  Permalink | Comments

Takis Zenetos - A proposal for suspended turbines situated in a gorge to generate electricity, years before wind-power came into prominence, early 1960s.

Takis Zenetos - A proposal for suspended turbines situated in a gorge to generate electricity, years before wind-power came into prominence, early 1960s.



February 01, 2011, 1:26pm  Permalink | Comments

Alan Boutwell - City for the next century, early 1970s. Via.

Alan Boutwell - City for the next century, early 1970s. Via.



February 01, 2011, 12:51pm  Permalink | Comments

Alan Boutwell & Mike Mitchell - Continuous city for 1.000.000 human beings, 1969 (click for big). Via.

Alan Boutwell & Mike Mitchell - Continuous city for 1.000.000 human beings, 1969 (click for big). Via.



February 01, 2011, 12:38pm  Permalink | Comments

Frei Otto - Proposal for a cultural center in Saudi Arabia, 1966. Via.

Frei Otto - Proposal for a cultural center in Saudi Arabia, 1966. Via.



February 01, 2011, 11:54am  Permalink | Comments

Constant Nieuwenhuys - New Babylon, 1971

Constant Nieuwenhuys - New Babylon, 1971



February 01, 2011, 10:49am  Permalink | Comments

Archizoon Associati - Aerodynamic city, 1969. Via.

Archizoon Associati - Aerodynamic city, 1969. Via.



February 01, 2011, 10:25am  Permalink | Comments

Life on Superstudio's Continuous Monument. Via.

Life on Superstudio's Continuous Monument. Via.



February 01, 2011, 9:25am  Permalink | Comments

Superstudio, 1970. Via.

Superstudio, 1970. Via.



February 01, 2011, 9:22am  Permalink | Comments

Tsunehisa Kimur's Battleship. Via. 

Tsunehisa Kimur's Battleship. Via



February 01, 2011, 8:45am  Permalink | Comments

MVRDV - Brabant library proposal, 2000.

MVRDV - Brabant library proposal, 2000.



January 18, 2011, 1:51pm  Permalink | Comments

From Philipp Schaerer’s Bildbauten (imaginary buildings) series.

From Philipp Schaerer’s Bildbauten (imaginary buildings) series.



November 19, 2010, 7:56am  Permalink | Comments

From Philipp Schaerer's Bildbauten (imaginary buildings) series.

From Philipp Schaerer's Bildbauten (imaginary buildings) series.



November 19, 2010, 7:52am  Permalink | Comments

James Wines / SITE - High-rise of homes, a proposal for vertically oriented suburbs in urban areas, 1981.

James Wines / SITE - High-rise of homes, a proposal for vertically oriented suburbs in urban areas, 1981.



October 29, 2010, 10:48am  Permalink | Comments