Everything is continuous

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Abstract

A commissioned article for exhibition catalog for the Canadian Center for Architecture’s international traveling exhibition Actions: What you can do with the city. This article introduces Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL) Theory followed by CPUL Practice and designing for CPUL, developing the following themes, Space (productive), Urban Assets (land and farmers) and Scale (politics). The article concludes by describing the role of urban installations and events as research tools to facilitate of the understanding and dissemination of the CPUL concept. It refers to Bohn and Viljoen Architects contribution to the 2007 Middlesbrough Urban Farming Project and their “Continuous Picnic” installation / public action which formed part of London Festival of Architecture 2008.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationActions: What you can do with the city
EditorsG. Borasi, M. Zardini
Place of PublicationMontreal, Canada
PublisherThe Canadian Centre for Architecture and SUN publishers
Pages202-211
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9789085067245
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2008

Bibliographical note

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) commissioned this piece for their exhibition catalogue accompanying the international travelling exhibition “Actions: What you can do with the city”, curated by the CCA and exhibited at the CCA in Montréal, 26th November 2008 - 19th April 2009 and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Chicago, 15th October 2009 – 15th March 2010. The exhibition included material documenting Bohn&Viljoen Architects “Continuous Picnic” installation / public event which formed part of London Festival of Architecture 2008.

Keywords

  • Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes (CPULs)Sustainable City
  • Ecological Footprint
  • Landscape
  • Productive Landscape
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Urban Design
  • Planning
  • Architecture
  • Exhibition
  • Installation

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    Viljoen, A., & Bohn, K. (2008). Everything is continuous. In G. Borasi, & M. Zardini (Eds.), Actions: What you can do with the city (pp. 202-211). The Canadian Centre for Architecture and SUN publishers. http://www.sunarchitecture.nl/catalogue/categori/urbanism/actions_what_you_can_do_with_the_city_9789085067245.html