Gallery: MVRDV’s Vertical Village Exhibition Explores Alternative Urban...

 
Today MVRDV, The Why Factory and the JUT Foundation for Arts and Architecture unveiled their giant 6 meter tall installation of colorful building blocks as part of the new Vertical Village exhibition in Taipei. The sculpture is part of the fourth edition of a series called “Museum of Tomorrow”, which explores East Asia's rather rapid urban transformation. In recent years, large blocks of faceless, nondescript apartments have been constructed to accommodate the mass influx of people into the cities and the exhibit asks whether there is a better way to provide dense housing for these newcomers in an affordable manner.

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