AnarCity in Abitare

When Do We Need Our Neighbours?

“Tabula Rasa in Egocity” by The Why Factory and Berlage Institute, completes the AnarCity vision presented on Abitare. AnarCity, a research studio run by Winy Maas and The Why Factory at the Berlage Institute, explores relationships between urban planning and anarchic thinking by creating and testing a series of models and case studies, produced in the space of a year by a student team and teachers Winy Maas, Felix Madrazo, Daliana Suryawinata, Jeroen Zuidgeest and Adrien Ravon.

“In response to criticism and in search for improving which to legitimacy, top down city planning has responded by increasing participative initiatives in many cities worldwide. The do with your self city movement reached recently a new momentum in Holland where enormous experimental sites are being built in Almere advocating levels of individual freedom and participation I’m unprecedented in advanced societies.”

The article on the Abitare website.

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