Mobile Architecture: 10 principles of spatial urbanism

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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Cover:
”Spatial agglomerations available for the urban city and for agriculture. A spatial agglomeration of the size of Paris could accommodate and feed 7 million inhabitants.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 1:
”The future of cities: recreation centers. Other functions are increasingly automated.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 2:
”The new society of cities should be unaffected by the planner.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 3:
”Agriculture in the city is a social necessity.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 4:
”The city must be ‘climatized’.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 5:
”The buildings that form the city must be on an industrial scale.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 6:
”The new city should be the intensification of an existing city.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 7:
”The technique of three dimensional urban planning also allows juxtaposition (positioned next to, red.) or superimposition (positioned above, red.) of different neighborhoods.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 8:
”Buildings must be skeletons that are refillable at will.” (translation)
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 9:
”The city of three million inhabitants represents the empirical optimum.” (translation)
This statement is based on the observation that cities with fewer than 3 million inhabitants tend to be too provincial and cities over 3 million inhabitants become too large.
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale
-Continent City

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis
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Year:1959
In this manifesto Yona Friedman addresses the future of the big city.
Principle 10:
”The entire population of Europe in 120 cities of 3 million inhabitants.” (translation)
This idea has its continuation in the Continent City.
Themes: -Mobile Architecture
-Ville Spatiale
-Continent City

Collection Centre Pompidou, muse national d’Art mederne, Paris, France Courtesy of Marianne Homiridis