100 year city (Maribor): The virtual concourse reframed

Watson, F and van Schaik, L 2015, '100 year city (Maribor): The virtual concourse reframed', Architectural Design, vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 48-55.


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Title 100 year city (Maribor): The virtual concourse reframed
Author(s) Watson, F
van Schaik, L
Year 2015
Journal name Architectural Design
Volume number 85
Issue number 3
Start page 48
End page 55
Total pages 8
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Abstract For interactivity, the virtual world so often relies on a physical component, but how might virtual spaces be made more tangible as spatial environments for exchange? Under the direction of architect and RMIT University professor Tom Kovac, in 2012 the 100 Year City project rose to this challenge as part of the Maribor European Capital of Culture programme. Here, Guest-Editor and Deputy Curator of the project, Fleur Watson, describes how this 'super studio' incites cross-disciplinary exchange and the sharing of progressive design ideas for sustainable blueprints for our cities. It is an initiative that is to be continued under Kovac's directorship with the 100 Year City-themed Malaysian Biennale in the summer of 2015.
Subject Architecture not elsewhere classified
DOI - identifier 10.1002/ad.1900
Copyright notice © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
ISSN 0003-8504
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