Incentive Prize – Special Mention of the Centre for Architecture and construction “Dom na Brestskoy” in the International concept design competition of the centre for architecture and construction “Dom na Brestskoy” “TIME IN A CITY”.
Location: The city of Athens – and the hill of Lycabetus The hill is the x-ray of the city. Its cross-sections help us to know about its past and its immediate or distant environment, help us to predict the future. Mountain and the city – architecture, the natural and the artificial, two manifestations that call for a new organization of the way they interact.
Proposal: The hypertext – hyperspace a third phenomena, the digital, a multifunctional environment.
“The contemporary city cannot be understood as an ideal place, but rather as a decomposed and dynamical, energy multispace made up of immersive, linked, interactive and mutable forces”.
We should no longer think of the city as a single space or a particular shape, nor as a unique evolutionary stage, but rather as the accumulation of multiple stages and simultaneous experiences.
City represents a framework of relationships based upon the processing and combination of simultaneous bits of information.
The city should supply relationships, should stimulate new bonds and connections, should activate multiscalar programs, uses and scenarios, and become a global epitome.