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Free Trade Zones Studio Leaders: Dale Jones-Evans School or Institution: University of Technology Sydney Country: Australia Website: www.dje.com.au 1. Studio Leader Biography Dale Johns-Evans Pty Ltd Architecture is a multidisciplinary national award winning architecture practice, which specialises in a diverse range of art and architectural projects, independent publishing and undertakes its own boutique property developments. Dale is business consultant to a variety of design relate d startups, an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia and an art collector of contemporary Australian art, particularly aboriginal artists. 2. School The School of Architecture at UTS is a concentration of many forms of architectural education, research and enterprise that overlap and influence each other; a laboratory for the future of architecture. Our mission and our responsibility are to test the limits and assumptions of Architecture, and explore new ways in which to exercise

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our ethical and creative responsibility towards the built environment. As a school of Architecture, our activities perform a vital role in shaping the future of the discipline itself. 3. Studio description MARIBOR IS DYING ! Urban planning and architectural visions, in isolation, will not prevent Maribor’s continued economic contraction! Maribor (Slovenia) requires bold political ideas for economic restructuring. Maribor (Slovenia) could develop ‘legislated’ free economic (value added) product-services and technology zones. Our scheme talks to the political economy first and planning ideas second. Maribor’s urban area has two major, obsolete industrial rust belts. Our plan is designed to stimulate both ‘tech’ growth and ‘green’ conservation on both and leverage off this heavy rail and airport corridor. We propose a Maribor Free ‘Value Added’ Trade Zone No. 1 (FTZ 1 circa 2112) This Zone hinges off the transit bus-rail hub and city core and is an intense mixed land use – creative high tech hub – linked to the resources of Maribor’s

historic fabric, educational and medical institutions and Graz. The Maribor Free Value Added Trade Zone No. 2 (FTZ 2 circa 2212) Is a fully robiticised cluster designed for ‘high value’ future manufacturing. Both FTZ’s stitch Maribor north-south and east-west axis within a re-forested area, placing intense uses along its historic easement and transit corridor. We have re-planned Maribor into simple parts: The Mountains conservation zone The Valley agri-viticulture Agri villages consolidated The Sub to Urban Ring consolidated River energy system FTZ No. 1 (c.2112) a creative high tech mixed-use zone linked to the city core FTZ No. 2 (c.2212) a robiticisedmanufacturing cluster linked to mass transit, airport and port Timeline Free Trade Zone No. 1 (c.2112) The zone is legislated 2015, commences investment and construction 2020 and grows exponentially with rail easements realigned and stations planned to 2112 Free Trade Zone No. 2 (c.2212) The zone is legislated 2015, commences investment and construction 2050 and grows exponentially (including an evac. tube system) to 2212

Team Members Dale Jones-Evans George Wang Calvin Ma Matt Ng FREE TRADE ZONES 1 (C.2112) + 2 (C.2212) We propose a Maribor Free ‘Value Added’ Trade Zone No. 1 (FTZ 1 circa 2112) This Zone hinges off the transit bus-rail hub and city core and is an intense mixed land use – creative high tech hub – linked to the resources of Maribor’s historic fabric, educational and medical institutions and Graz. The Maribor Free Value Added Trade Zone No. 2 (FTZ 2 circa 2212) Is a fully robiticised cluster for high value future manufacturing. Both FTZ’s stitch Maribor north south and eastwest axis within a re-forested area, placing intense uses along its historic easement and transit corridor . Projected Start: 2012 Projected End: 2112 Category: Technology

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