“Horizontal Metropolis” at Archizoom-EPFL Lausanne

Produced in collaboration with Lab-U, the exhibition uses Broadacre City by Frank Lloyd Wright as a starting point to study contemporary case studies of horizontal metropolis. It features models and a series of original interviews, lectures and texts.

 

Alps model © LAB-U at EPFL

Alps model © LAB-U at EPFL

 

The exhibition features five large models representing an area of 3,2km x 3,2km at 1:880 scale – the same as the original Broadacre City model, in order to showcase some recent case studies: Switzerland, both the plateau in Lausanne and the alpine territory of Valais (la ville territoire), Veneto region (Città diffusa), Boston metropolitan area (megalopolis), and the Chinese example of Tangqi (Desakota). (more…)