Arctic Imports

by Winy Maas (MVRDV, The Why Factory) with
Pirjo Haikola (The Why Factory), Mick van Gemert (MVRDV, The Why
Factory) and Ania Molenda (The Why Factory)

Mental and natural qualities of the Arctic inspire five future city
concepts by The Why Factory. Each of the city concepts—Horizon city,
Endless backyard, No noise, No safety and Artificial suns—explore how a
quality found in the Arctic might result in a different urban landscape,
urban form and architecture.