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An uncertainly curated collection of stories at the intersection of science, art, architecture, and the city.
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Urbanism and Architectures of the Quantum Paradigm

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Responding to complex cultural identities, liberated from mechanical thinking, inspired by complexity and emergence, emboldened by new conceptual languages, and empowered by technology and software, a new generation of designers and architects is beta-testing the next forms for our networked culture.

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We have entered a post-post-studio age, and find ourselves with a new studio model: the transdisciplinary. //Sternberg Press - Alex Coles

We have entered a post-post-studio age, and find ourselves with a new studio model: the transdisciplinary. //Sternberg Press - Alex Coles | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it

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Twenty-five of the Best Urbanism Quotes | This Big City

Twenty-five of the Best Urbanism Quotes | This Big City | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
We've been sharing our favourite urbanism quotes over on Tumblr for almost two years. Here's 25 of the best, starting off with our very first post. Deliberate or not, it ended up setting the tone for all future content on This Big City.
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the continued relevance of reclaiming the urban memory

the continued relevance of reclaiming the urban memory | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
BHHC "100 years from now I wonder if those in the future who view these images will appreciate the value of ...
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Orchitecture Explodes and Merges Orchestra and Architecture at The House Mill

Orchitecture Explodes and Merges Orchestra and Architecture at The House Mill | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
What is ‘Orchitecture’? The concept of ‘Orchitecture’ is quite simple but the experience...
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The Death of the Cyberflâneur

The Death of the Cyberflâneur | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
Today’s Internet is a place for getting things done, pushing aside the cyberflâneur — the heir to the flâneur culture of 19th-century France.
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Making Cities Better: Answers from The Scientific American Survey : Scientific American

RT @bernarducho: Making Cities Better: Answers from The Scientific American Survey http://t.co/hLCa77j #cities #urbanism...
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Amazon.com: BIM and Integrated Design: Strategies for Architectural Practice (9780470572511): Randy Deutsch: Books

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Visions of a digital urbanism – inhuman metropolis or rural idyll? All is not what it seems

Visions of a digital urbanism – inhuman metropolis or rural idyll?  All is not what it seems | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
19th October 2011
IBM Smart Cities Conference
Helsinki, Finland

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In addressing the question, "What will the future city look like?" I am less concerned about the visual appearance of i... (BLOGPOST What will the future city look like?
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More than "a mere building": Kwinter on Beaubourg

More than "a mere building": Kwinter on Beaubourg | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
After that entry on Steven Holl's Linked Hybrid in Beijing—and thanks for the feedback—I happened to be by chance reading Sanford Kwinter's Requiem for the City at the End of the Millennium (Actar, 2010).
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TED: Aaron O'Connell puts a surfboard in two places

TED: Aaron O'Connell puts a surfboard in two places | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
You hear a lot of talk about how quantum mechanics says that everything is all interconnected. Well, that’s not quite right; it’s more than that, it’s deeper. It’s that those connections, your connections to all the things around you,literally define who you are. And that’s the profound weirdness of quantum mechanics. //Aaron O’Connell
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Antonino Saggio Gets Model vs Metaphor in Quantum Urbanism

Antonino Saggio Gets Model vs Metaphor in Quantum Urbanism | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
Antonino Saggio Gets Model vs Metaphor in Quantum Urbanism http://t.co/BMyT3bH via #quantumcity #theory #urban...
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Five Innovation Myths Applied to Urbanism by Brendan Crain

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I like these insights..."Five Innovation Myths Applied to Urbanism" by Brendan Crain – http://t.co/pM8aY39...
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An iPad Guide To Building The Perfect Sustainable City

An iPad Guide To Building The Perfect Sustainable City | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
In 2010, Harvard’s Graduate School of Design published Ecological Urbanism, a book of interdisciplinary essays on sustainable city-building.

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Amazon.com: Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism (9781844677627): Stephen Graham: Books

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Amazon.com: Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism (9781844677627): Stephen Graham: Books (Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism: A powerful expos of how political violence operates through the s...)...
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Beautifully tiny clickable 3D Chinese mega-cities with moving cars! http://t.co/Jx8oRYuj #quantumcity

Beautifully tiny clickable 3D Chinese mega-cities with moving cars! http://t.co/Jx8oRYuj #quantumcity | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
@ayssar found: http://t.co/Jx8oRYuj>http://twitter.com/ayssar/status/207915350480793602>...
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The Power of Tactical Urbanism and Placemaking

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On a mild, misty afternoon cyclists, walkers, kids, and adults embark on a journey throughout their neighborhoods.  However, these neighborhoods have a “special” feel.  To visitors I often find it difficult to describe, yet always welcome them to...
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Minecraft Urbanism: Utopia, Urban Augmented Reality, and the Games of Cybergeography

A talk I recently gave on the connections between Minecraft and the Utopian plans of mid-20th-century artists and architects. The first half explains some of...
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Life in the Meta City, by William Gibson: Scientific American

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We walk a line between the anarchy of choice and Disney-fication, says the author of Neuromancer...

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The Exposed City: A Brief History of Mapping the Urban Invisibles

The Exposed City: A Brief History of Mapping the Urban Invisibles | Quantum Urbatecture Journal | Scoop.it
From Ptolemy to MIT, or what Edward Tufte has to do with Google Earth and the future of understanding cities.
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Alex Steffen: The shareable future of cities | Video on TED.com

TED Talks How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need -- while reducing the time we spend in cars.
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Beirut is not Dubai

L’Orient-Le Jour recently published a video (in French) of a demonstration that took place a few days ago in protest against the demolition of old houses in Beirut.
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A Pop Up Park in Sassine Square

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Green The Grey: June 4th 2011 from beirutgreenproject on Vimeo.
For those who missed the June 4th takeover of Sassine Square by Beirut Green Project activists , the video of Green The Grey is finally out!
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Reading the Landscape: The Emergence of Landscape Urbanism

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The next essay from the Landscape Urbanism Reader is by David Grahame Shane, entitled 'The Emergence of Landscape Urbanism'.  This essay builds on Waldheim's essay and further elaborates on the origins of the theory - with a broad take on the...
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