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The Making of the World’s Largest TV Tower

We will talk about the process and discuss the social cultural aspects of what it takes for two Westerners to carry out such an ambitious project in a country like China.
maandag 25 mrt 2013, 20.00
ma 25 mrt 2013, 20.00
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Barbara Kuit and Mark Hemel form Information Based Architecture together, the company that had the honor to build the impressive Canton Tower, in Guangzhou, China. On the occassion of the recent publication of the book Supermodel by Rotterdam based publisher NAi 010, we will show the edition of Megastructures (National Geographic) that was devoted to their elaborate work in 2010. After the viewing of the documentary The Making of the World’s Largest TV Tower Zef Hemel (UvA, City of Amsterdam) will talk with the architects about the process and discuss the social cultural aspects of what it takes for two Westerners to carry out such an ambitious project in a country like China.