Archigram! Go!
September 30, 2004 9:47 AM   Subscribe

New! Fast! Automatic! Now! Archigram!
posted by adamgreenfield (8 comments total)
Fun stuff from a great movement! For anyone wondering what you're getting into, here are quips and pics:

"Why don't rabbits burrow rectangular burrows? Why didn't early man make rectagular caves?"

"Archigram dominated the architectural avant garde in 1960s with its playful, pop-inspired visions of a technocratic future after its formation in 1961 by the young London architects – Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron and Michael Webb."

You can pretty much see one of those "Seaside Bubbles" sprouting fins and sailing away as the Beatles' Yellow Submarine...
posted by Shane at 10:20 AM on September 30, 2004

Lovely post
posted by Pretty_Generic at 10:45 AM on September 30, 2004

Cook together with Spacelab recently realized one here.
posted by grimley at 10:46 AM on September 30, 2004

Nice. I like Tuned Suburb.
posted by sklero at 11:50 AM on September 30, 2004

Groovy. Thanks Adamg.
posted by Dick Paris at 2:32 PM on September 30, 2004

Very nice! Um, did any of this stuff actually get built, aside from the recent one grimley linked to? Or was it just conceptual architecture? (Not to insult concepts, but you can't eat conceptual food.)
posted by languagehat at 6:10 PM on September 30, 2004

amazing! thank you adamg. i'm getting my own for christmas.
posted by car_bomb at 7:56 PM on September 30, 2004

thanks for the links.
posted by tomplus2 at 9:55 PM on September 30, 2004

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