Yona Friedman's First U.S. Public Project Comes to Miami

Space-Chain Phantasy-Miami 2019 Prototype. Image Courtesy of MDD & ICA Space-Chain Phantasy-Miami 2019 Prototype. Image Courtesy of MDD & ICA

French architect Yona Friedman has unveiled his first public project in the United States with The Institute of Contemporary Art and the Miami Design District. Dubbed Space-Chain Phantasy-Miami 2019, the work is sited inside of the Miami Design District's Paradise Plaza. Drawing from a lifetime of developing ideas that empower users and generate democratic cities, Friedman's new prototype is inspired by Miami. The work reflects on Friedman's perspective that architecture should be flexible, mobile, and adjust to the needs of its inhabitants.

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