Japan’s skyline is full of self-replicating architecture

Japan’s skyline is full of self-replicating architecture

In the Polygon Graffiti project, Toyko-based artist and filmmaker Aujik has made augmented reality graffiti twist through cities in the most surreal ways. Building on this work, Aujik released a test for an upcoming project titled Spatial clusters, in which architecture defies physics by snaking through the cityscape.

Last week, Aujik dropped the full video, Spatial Bodies, a refined vision of the project. Influenced by the video game Katamari Damacy, Italian Futurism, and Taiwanese architect Lee Guō’s thoughts on the multiplicity of architectural clusters, the video shows the cities of Tokyo and Osaka as playgrounds for the twisting and turning of buildings—most of it static, but some of it in motion.

Spatial Bodies depicts the urban landscape and architectural bodies as an autonomous living and self-replicating organism,” Aujik tells The Creators Project. “Domesticated and cultivated only by its own nature. A vast concrete vegetation, oscillating between order and chaos.”

Aujik has been planning Spatial Bodies for years. The idea for it struck him originally while on the Yamanote train loop line in Tokyo. […]

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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