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Urban Design Tools

Description of Tools

Description of Tools

Kartei Details

Karten 26
Sprache English
Kategorie Soziales
Stufe Universität
Erstellt / Aktualisiert 04.02.2016 / 30.01.2017
Lizenzierung Keine Angabe
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(Infra)Cultural Design

Centros Educacionais Unificados (CEU 2000-2004)

urban fabric

meeting point

social inequality

Urban Mobility

Urban Parangolé

Audi Urban Future Award 2012

three dimensional pathways

territorial reference points

mulit-scalar mobility prototypes


Urban Creative Practices 2008

notion of responsability


Megascale Planning

Delayed Metropolis

Urban Design Competition for World City Great Berlin

Within borders of possibilities by Hermann Jansen won 1908-10

1920 rise of modernism, Hilbersheimer, Taut, Wagner made new era of berlin

Nazi regime took over

Albert Speers Germania

Cold War

Berlin lost significance

Showcase for eastern and western architecture and urbanism

Critical (Re-)Construction

Urban Ideologies of Post-Wall Berlin

After realization of failure of modern city

70ies 80ies recovering values of the traditional city

IBA (International Building Exhibition 84-87) in West Berlin

after 89 they started a critical reconstruction

Eastern Part was outdated and a lot of brownfields

dresscode for buildings, inventing the contemporary equivalent of traditional urbanism

1999 Planwerk Innenstadt aimed to restore the functionality of Prussian and Weimar Republic Berlin

Hans Stimmann also introduces new typologies like Hans Kohlhoff's Alexanderplatz Proposal

Temporary Urbanism

Urban Pioneers Practices situate the architectural discipline as an active gesture towards the city spaces

After 1989 discussion of illegal use of empty buildings and land

"Urban Pioneers" take proactive roles

2007 Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung decided that Urban Pioneers is now part of the discussion around branding of the city

mobile Kitchen monument or Badeschiff as examples


Planning the metropolitan area

Spanischbrötlibahn connected 1847 zurich to baden

starting point of the rise of zurich

alfred escher pushed the industrialization

1893 the city was extended over formerly independent municipalities

1934 another round of eingemeindungen

switzerland appeared later as one urban fabric

1969 national law on spatial planning

horizontal and vertical synchronization

Metropolitanraumkonferenz Zürich

Gruppe Krokodil

ETH Studio Basel

Glatttal fostered public dialog



former industrial now living and working

1865 railway from zurich to south germany opened

perfect location for MFO

1934 oerlikon became part of zurich

1980 the international companies decided to leave oerlikon

1988 the planning process started and within 15 y oerlikon was built

nowadays it is critisized for not being urban and dense enough