BABYLON 3 at
Ars Electronica Festival

POST CITY - Habitats for the 21st Century

3rd to 7th September 2015 | Linz

BABYLON 3 | The Reconstruction of the Future

“… A world without frontiers, a world of freedom, without weapons, where each may travel without let or hindrance from the steppes of Central Asia to the Atlantic Coast, from the high plateau of South Africa to the forests of Finland“. With this quote by Vaida Vovoid, the president of the Romany people, Constant set in 1974 the tone for NEW BABYLON, a city of the future that would span the globe as a network 20 meters above the surface of the Earth, in which all land would be collective property, all work would be done by machines, and people could devote themselves to creative games.
In summer 2015, dissatisfied with the current state of urban planning, students at the IKA - the institute for Art and Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna took on the challenges set by Constant´s NEW BABYLON to formulate in models, texts and drawings their vision of a different city of the future.

Slideshow pictures: Werner Skvara

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BABYLON 3 at
Ars Electronica Festival

POST CITY - Habitats for the 21st Century

3rd to 7th September 2015 | Linz

BABYLON 3 | The Reconstruction of the Future

Babylon 3, a studio run by Wolfgang Tschapeller, Werner Skvara und Eva Sommeregger. Students: Marija Dambe | Aleksandra Dobicka | Clara Fickl | Elisabeth Fölsche | Burak Genc | Christopher Gruber | Sophie Hartmann | Simon Hirtz | Jakob Jakubowski | Simon Lesina-Debiasi | Madeleine Malle | Brina Meze Petric | Stepan Nesterenko | Urban Niedermayr | Aysen Sulmaz