Walking City
February 9, 2014 12:38 PM   Subscribe

Walking City - "Referencing the utopian visions of 1960’s architecture practice Archigram, Walking City is a slowly evolving video sculpture. The language of materials and patterns seen in radical architecture transform as the nomadic city walks endlessly, adapting to the environments she encounters."
posted by codacorolla (5 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
What is "architecture practice Archigram"?
posted by thelonius at 2:21 PM on February 9, 2014

Loved this a lot. Seems it was made with Houdini.
posted by quazichimp at 4:09 PM on February 9, 2014

What is "architecture practice Archigram"?

It's not well worded, but it's referring to a futurist architectural group from the 60s.
posted by codacorolla at 5:05 PM on February 9, 2014

So, I love this.

Also, it could really do without the archispeak mumbo-jumbo (definition, primer, related). Archigram did some interesting conceptual work, but a particular strain of city fetishism seems to be its primary legacy: unlivable, formal render noodlings, Rhino sketches, and omnipresent ambient-occlusion lighting on white (e.g.).

Still, I love this. It’s so beautiful.
posted by migurski at 9:25 PM on February 9, 2014

I found this curiously compelling and hypnotic at the same time. Thanks for posting.
posted by kinnakeet at 5:11 AM on February 10, 2014

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