The Kent State Forum on the City has been observing, since 2006, the current transformations underway in contemporary cities across Europe, emphasizing the role that design culture plays in these processes. The seventh edition of the Forum was dedicated to Madrid. This city is a perfect case study to reflect upon the rapid transformations of the contemporary metropolis and the crisis of traditional urban planning.
This app part of a multi-platform project: Book + Web + App, all of them complementary and inter-connected, reflecting new trends in publishing practice through the acts of research, archive and exchange. It includes texts, itineraries, picture galleries, link to Augmented Reality app featured by Aurasma and updates to expand the printed book content.
-The Book: The contents of the printed book atomized in brief capsules.
-Augmented Reality: Direct link to Aurasma app and channel to access AR features in printed book.
-Itinerary: Discover some of the pieces of modern architecture and get a feel of the most recent works in the city’s periphery.
-Map: Buildings from itinerary geo-located in Madrid map.
-Photos: Images from buildings in itinerary and Instagram updates
-Social Networks: Twitter and facebook updates.
Published by dpr-barcelona