Ce sera quoi une ville, et comment fonctionnera-t-elle, quand les hommes en auront perdu le contrôle au profit de la technologie, et notamment des robots ou des capteurs et autres puces omniprésentes ?
C'est à cette question que semblent répondre ces deux projets développés par de jeunes étudiants en architecture.
"These are a collection of images of what Brixton could be like if it were to develop as a disregarded area inhabited by London's new robot workforce. Built and design to do all the task humans no longer want to do.
The population of Brixton has rocketed and unplanned cheap quick additions have been made to the skyline."
Vous trouverez toutes les explications sur le site de Léopold Lambert, The Funanbuliste, dont j'extrais ce passage : "The manifestation of this thesis is a project that is borne of tensions and fragility. The tension is found between two conflicting ideologies and the fragility is that of the human mind reflected in the fragility of the architectures that it creates. The resulting combination of the tension is intended to cause a complete break, a cataclysmic end from which a new architecture will emerge, strengthened by its scar tissue and made more resilient to the challenges we will face just over the horizon.
Beginning with the dialogue of conflicting ideologies, the programmatic content of this project consists of the pure – a hyper-intelligent clean room laboratory tower for the IBM Corporation – and the impure – the mechanical service core that keeps the laboratory functioning. Reflecting the condition that all rational progress produces an unaccounted for shadow double, these two programs are split asunder to stand in stark contrast to one another. "