[ENC097] Carnival Urbanism

****** The Company: Carnival Urbanism for Shrinking Cities ****** THE COMPANY is a framework of urban intervention that seeks to stabilize shrinking neighborhoods through a large number of small-scale, temporary occupations of vacated buildings. Its process of quickly phasing in architecture and program over time, through testing and experimentation, is preferable to the slow, top-down … Read more [ENC097] Carnival Urbanism

[ENC60] Detroit Shrinking City

****** Situated in the northern Mid-West of the USA, Detroit became the centre of American car production at the beginning of the twentieth century. The “Big Three” ? Chrysler, Ford and General Motors ? created the ultimate “Motor City”. It was here that the first street was surfaced with concrete; here that Davison Freeway, the … Read more [ENC60] Detroit Shrinking City

[ENC046] No hay manera de encoger una ciudad

* * * * * * De megalópolis a jungla semiurbana, desde sus días de gloria automovilística, la ciudad de Detroit ha perdido el 63% de su población. El espacio geográfico sigue siendo el mismo: 359 kilómetros cuadrados que corren una suerte desigual. El espacio geográfico sigue siendo el mismo: 359 kilómetros cuadrados que corren … Read more [ENC046] No hay manera de encoger una ciudad