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BK-14: &quot;New Victorian&quot; by Future Expansion 3d printed

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White Natural Versatile Plastic
BK-14: "New Victorian" by Future Expansion 3d printed
BK-14: "New Victorian" by Future Expansion 3d printed

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BK-14: "New Victorian" by Future Expansion

3D printed in white nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
Product Description
BK-14: "New Victorian" by Future Expansion

On a nice early fall evening in Victorian Flatbush, the trees—still green—loom larger than the houses. The buildings, colorful wood framed mansions and more modestly sized homes set within landscaped lawns, are urbane if not immediately urban. It's warm, but too late in the season for the fireflies that appear in midsummer. A new building is rising at the start of Coney Island Avenue, near the southwest corner of Prospect Park. It’s a tower of public use, a wooden wonder like the homes themselves, embodying the spirit of the Olmstead park and the oddball inclusivity of the beach with which the avenue shares its name. Programmatically the building is a little bit Kings Theater, a little bit Brooklyn College, a little bit Grand Army Plaza, a little bit Luna Park. A Plaster People’s Palace: infrastructure for the dawn of whatever comes next…

As the collective understanding of the city's urbanity expands to include neighborhoods further from central Manhattan, New York needs new public icons, new public spaces, new public housing, new places to support the public lives of its residents, both old and new. In the meantime, the machinery of late capitalism grinds on. Escalating real estate values excuse low-quality, high-density housing, making most of New York a victim of its wealthiest borough's success. In a city this age, infrastructure is a maintenance burden. At one point, it was an opportunity. It could be again. Not just roads and trains, but monuments to our civic selves, incubators for the city that has yet to emerge. Our icon is a New Victorian among old ones, a public building, and an instrument for ushering in a more inspiring and active corridor between the park and the sea.    
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3.45 x 3.45 x 7.71 cm
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