Nov 20, 2008

FIBER CITY / Tokyo 2050

A Fiber can be understood as an organizing grain or thread. In terms of city form it is a linear space.

Contemporary cities are full of these kinds of fibers, one example being the extensive transportation system that extends from air to ground to underground throughout any urban conurbation. In much the same way, the communication network that supports and connects the city is shaped by the logic of its function, and takes on a similar fiber-like configuration. Fibers are spaces with velocity...

...Fiber City 2050 focuses on the use of urban fibers to develop an alternative model of the metropolis in an era of shrinking cities.
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