Winy Maas on his projects, on The Why Factory research program and on the copy / paste theory

Date:
24.08.2011
Format:
LECTURES
Place:
STRELKA
Language:
english (translated to russian)

Winy Maas is a Dutch architect, urbanist, and a co-founder of the MVRDV studio,among whose projects are the South Korean Kwang center, the House of Culture and Movementin Denmark, and a project for an autonomous residential community in Moscow’s A101 suburbs. Winy Maas is actively teaching in different educational institutions around the world, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Delft Technical University, the Berlage Institute, and Yale University.

At his lecture, Winy Maas will talk about his latest projects and about The Why Factory, a joint research program of MVRDV and Delft Technical University (Netherlands). The Why Factory’s activities are concentrated on studying the possible scenarios of urban development and on the modeling and visualization of the cities of the future. In addition, the lecture will discuss the revision of the theory of copy / past, to which the workshop «Copy / Paste: how to copy a project in 3 minutes» is devoted.