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AD Classics: The Plug-In City / Peter Cook, Archigram

01:00 - 10 July, 2013
AD Classics: The Plug-In City  / Peter Cook, Archigram , by Peter Cook via Archigram Archives
by Peter Cook via Archigram Archives

AD Classics presents you with great buildings of the past, providing inspiration and motivation for architects to design for the future. But why must inspiration only come from poured concrete and erected walls? For this edition of AD Classics, we share a work, the Plug-In City, by the avant-garde group Archigram. Though never built, their projects and ideas provoked debates, combining architecture, technology and society; when Plug-In City was proposed in 1964, it offered a fascinating new approach to urbanism, reversing traditional perceptions of infrastructure’s role in the city.

More on this radical project after the break...

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