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Archizoom «No Stop City»
Archizoom, «No Stop City», 1968
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icon: authorChristine Buci-Glucksmann «From the carthopraphic View to the Virtual»

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No Stop City



Archizoom (Associati): Italian architectural and design partnership formed in 1966 by Andrea Branzi (b 1939), Gilberto Corretti (b 1941), Paolo Deganello (b 1940) and Massimo Morozzi. These were joined by Dario Bartolini and Lucia Bartolini in 1968. They were based in Florence and were influenced initially by the utopian visions of the English architectural group Archigram. They achieved international prominence following appearances at the Superarchitettura exhibitions of radical architecture held at Pistoia (1966) and Modena (1967) and organized with the SUPERSTUDIO group. Numerous projects and essays reflected the group’s search for a new, highly flexible and technology-based approach to urban design, and in the late 1960s exhibition and product design began to form a significant part of their work. The group disbanded in 1974 to follow separate careers.

Source: The Grove Dictionary of Art, © 2000 Macmillan Publishers Limited.