At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

Instead of feeling threatened by a planet of slums in need of clearance, we believe in a planet of neighborhoods and habitats in different stages of evolution.says the group, one of six teams whose work is displayed in the exhibit Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities, on view until next May at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The teams were charged with coming up with “new architectural possibilities that address the rapid and uneven growth” in six major cities—Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos, Mumbai, New York, and Rio de Janeiro. Following the same model as recent MoMA exhibits Rising Currents and Foreclosed, each team will further develop their proposals in a series of workshops that occur over the course of a 14-month initiative …READ MORE