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violenty groĂ&#x;stadtregion

fashionable


die groĂ&#x;stadtregion Rhein-Ruhrgebiet

violently fashionable

gabriel tamez_2007


4_STADT

5_INDUSTRIE

3_LANDSCHAFT

6_KULTUR

2_SPEED

7_WAS(?) 1_XYZ


X , Y, Z

X

.


Y Z .


X , Y, Z


1.3

_Dortmund: 51o30’43.30” N, 7o27’48.86” E

_Düsseldorf: 51o13’30.02” N, 6o46’32.26” E

_Köln: 50o56’26.39” N, 6o57’35.68” E


X , Y, Z

/citypopulation.de


_state

1.5

nordrhein-westfalen

34,083km2


_population X , Y, Z

1987/////16,711,845 1995/////17,893,045 2001/////18,052,092

2005//// /citypopulation.de


1.7

18,058,105

//


X , Y, Z

rhein


dortmund west/mitte essen mitte/nord duisburg mitte/sĂźd

dĂźsseldorf mitte/nord

7,110km2 kĂśln mitte

1.9

_gebiet

n-ruhr


X , Y, Z

11.7million


1.11

14.2%

Germany 82,468,000


_1987 X , Y, Z

essen//

kĂśln/// dĂźsseldorf//563.531 /citypopulation.de


1.13

///623.427 dortmund///584.089

///928.309 duisburg/525.378


X , Y, Z

KĂśln 5.9%

Essen 4.0% Dortmund 3.7%

DĂźsseldorf 3.6%

Germany 82.7%

/citypopulation.de


1.15


_1995 X , Y, Z

essen//

kĂśln/// dĂźsseldorf//571.030 /citypopulation.de


1.17

///614.861 dortmund///598.840

///965.697 duisburg/535.250


X , Y, Z

Kรถln 5.8%

Essen 3.7%

Dortmund 3.6%

Germany 86.9%

/citypopulation.de


1.19


_2001 X , Y, Z

essen//

kĂśln/// dĂźsseldorf//570.765 /citypopulation.de


1.21

///591.889 dortmund///589.240

///967.940 duisburg/512.030


X , Y, Z

Kรถln 5.8%

Essen 3.5%

Dortmund 3.5%

Germany 87.2%

/citypopulation.de


1.23


_2005 X , Y, Z

dortmund//

kĂśln/// dĂźsseldorf//574.514 /citypopulation.de


1.25

///588.168 essen///585.430

///983.347 duisburg/501.564


X , Y, Z

Kรถln 5.9%

Dortmund 3.5%

Germany 90.6%

/citypopulation.de


1.27


X , Y, Z

/Opaschowski, Horst. On the Future of the German City


1.29

/there is a common trend around the world: more and more people are moving to the cities. thirty years from now, two thirds of the world population will be city dwellers. the question is, how many more people will the cities be able to cope with without facing massive problems-from air pollution to housing shortages? the 21st century migh yet become the century of megalopolises/

/world population figures continue to rise. the German population, however, is

ageing and shrinking. that is the major difference/


_density X , Y, Z

1222-4056 /km2

417-1221 /km2 189-416 /km2 124-188 /km2

1,436.......


.........inhabitants/km2

1.31


X , Y, Z

11.7million

100%

scale_


los_angeles

scale_200% high

medium

low

1.33

12,950,129


X , Y, Z

_CO2

% 2004 Europe emission

13.

467,427,000t /European Pollutant Emission Register

8.21


1.35 1.0

.44

4.65

8.80

23.66 4.06

8.61

10.80


X , Y, Z

_NOx

% 2004 Europe emission

385,855t /European Pollutant Emission Register

16.

15.15


1.37 0.9

.58

5

2.40

9.86

11.85 3.91

9.09

9.33


X , Y, Z

_LEAD

% 2004 Europe emission

10

90.46t /European Pollutant Emission Register

16.57


1.39 0.67

0.34

8.67

4.57

11.44 10.21

5.08

10.70


X , Y, Z

highest .........

_altitude


1.41

494m

................


SPE


ED


SPEED

_airberlin /airberlin.com


2.45


SPEED

/airberlin.com


2.47


SPEED

/clearly the notion that the Ruhr could be joined with Koln and Dusseldorf into a functioning economic region is highly controversial and not many

re-scaling at the larger Rhein-Ruhr level, might be very interesting - a brilliant move in that it raises the diversity of talents, of information, of experience, and

think it feasible. Yet

incorporates the deep economic histories of each of these places, each with its specialised difference/

/Sassen, Saskia. “The Deep Economic History of Place: It Matters� 2005


2.49

diversity = value-adding


SPEED

_polycentric skeleton

/2004ŠUrbanRail.net


2.51

_kรถln


SPEED

_düsseldorf /2004©UrbanRail.net


2.53

_dortmund


SPEED

Strassenbahn

RegionalExpress Stadtbahn

NachtExpress

S-Bahn


2.55

SchnellBus

CityExpress RegionalBahn


SPEED

4 million

.................


.................................................................commuters/day

2.57


SPEED

DORTMUND_137km ESSEN_99km DUISBURG_75km

75

80

105

85 90

110

115 120 125 130 135 140 145 150

100

95

70

155 160

65 165 60

170

55

175 180

50 45

DÜSSELDORF_44km

185 190

40 35

195 30

200 205

25

210

20

215

15 10

220 5 225 0 230

KÖLN_230km


DUISBURG_75km

85

100 105 90 95 110

80 75

2.59

ESSEN_99km

115 120 125

70

135

60

140

55

145

50

DÜSSELDORF _44km

DORTMUND _137km

130

65

150

45

155

40

160

35

165

30

170

25

175

20

180 15

185 10 5 0

225

KÖLN_230km

220 215 210 205

190 195 200


SPEED

ESSEN

DUISBURG

DORTMUND

DÜSSELDORF

KÖLN


ESSEN

2.61

DUISBURG

DORTMUND

DÜSSELDORF

KÖLN


SPEED

ESSEN

DUISBURG

DORTMUND

low speed DÜSSELDORF

congested

dense

free

06:33

KÖLN

/autobahn.NRW

high speed


2.63

ESSEN

DUISBURG

DORTMUND

low speed DÜSSELDORF

high speed

KÖLN

congested

dense

free

12:00


LAND


SCHAFT


LANDSCHAFT

/the meaning of landscape rests on the tradition of the picturesque: a perception of nature as landscape conveyed through the medium of the static picture frame/ /the detail of the surroundings is always privileged in traditional landscape aesthetics, since the visual focus is selected from a fixed position. the selection of the theme is determined through the representation of the seemingly typical/ /nature

offers

perception.

one

countless is

points

equally

of

view

facinated

/�Productive Landschaft.� clear skies with pathes of grey

for and

a

picturesque

irritated/


3.67


LANDSCHAFT


3.69


LANDSCHAFT


3.71


LANDSCHAFT


3.73


LANDSCHAFT


3.75


LANDSCHAFT


3.77


STADT


S TA D T S C H A F T

/Ohne Städte ist kein

/2006©Deutscher Städtetag


4.81

Staat zu machen/

/no state can be made without cities/


rhein _duisburg

+


4.83

+

ruhr


S TA D T S C H A F T


4.85


S TA D T S C H A F T

_kรถln


4.87


S TA D T S C H A F T


4.89


S TA D T S C H A F T


4.91


S TA D T S C H A F T

_düsseldorf

photography/Dusseldorf©Krista Flascha


4.93


S TA D T S C H A F T

photography/DusseldorfŠKrista Flascha


4.95


INDU photography/Zollverein12_EssenŠHarald Finster


STRIE


INDUSTRIE

photography/Krupp Stahlwerke_EssenŠHarald Finster


was

here

MADE/

that

the

two

world

wars

were 5.99

/it


INDUSTRIE


5.101


INDUSTRIE


5.103


INDUSTRIE

/Givhan, Robert. ”Fashion Firm Discovers Its Holocaust History” The Washington Post. 1997


5.105


INDUSTRIE


5.107


INDUSTRIE

BF-109 series /BF-109©Wings


5.109


INDUSTRIE

FW-190 series /FW-190©Wings


5.111


INDUSTRIE

photography/Focke-Wulf 190D©USAF


5.113


INDUSTRIE

/Long, Kieran. ”Jurassic Park of Bauhaus Architecture.” ICON


/the Zeche Zollverein was designed by modernist architects Fritz Schupp and Martin Kremmer in the 1920, and was the biggest coal mine in Europe at its height, employing around 10,000 men. In

in the complex, a massiave red-painted steel tower that has become

the icon of the Zollverein - was closed. After a decade of inactivity, the site was bought by the local government, and eventually decalred a world heritage site by UNESCO in 2001, partly as a result of OMA’s plan to open up the site to

cultural uses/

5.115

1986 the final pit, Schacht 12 - below the biggest minehead


INDUSTRIE

/what is striking about the experience of the Zollverein today is its

vacancy,

muteness of these buildings industrial processes have been removed/ the

photography/Zollverein12_EssenŠHarald Finster

now that the epic


5.117


INDUSTRIE

photography/Elektrostahlwerk OberhausenŠHaiko Hebig


5.119


INDUSTRIE

photography/Coal Factory_WanneŠHaiko Hebig


5.121


INDUSTRIE

photography/GelsenkirchenŠHarald Finster


5.123


INDUSTRIE

photography/©picture-alliance/©AP


5.125


INDUSTRIE

/10.9.2007_Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet decided last month to

stop 2018

subsidizing the country’s hard-coal mining

industry

in . For miners, it means a beloved tradition and a way of life is coming to an end/

/James, Kyle. ”German Miners Watch a Way of Life Ebb.” dw-world.de


/for decades, German lawmakers have propped up the industry

subsidies. Right now, federal and regional pump 2.5 billion euros a year into hard-

with large scale governments coal mining/

5.127

1950: >100 operating mines 2007: = 8 operating mines

/“soft landing� for miners - estimated

over the next 11 years.

21.6 billion euros

options include retraining programs, job-search help, and start-up money for self-emplyment/


INDUSTRIE

/the [Rhein-Ruhrgebiet] is now embarking on an economic redevelopment program that sees it moving away from heavy industry like steel and coal and towards the

logistics, chemicals and service

sectors/

/the region will be one of Europe’s cultural capitals for 2010, and some of its industrial skeletons, like unused mining shaft towers, deserted factories, and silo-like gasometers, have already been turned into cultural spaces for

exhibitions or performances/

photography/Zollverein©Thomas Mayer /James, Kyle. ”German Miners Watch a Way of Life Ebb.” dw-world.de


5.129


INDUSTRIE

ESSEN DUISBURG

DORTMUND

DÜSSELDORF

KÖLN


/insurance center /household service

media sector 5.131

/growing

/expansion of media sector


INDUSTRIE

ESSEN DUISBURG

DORTMUND

DÜSSELDORF

KÖLN


/public administration /legal advice /

advertising + accountancy 5.133

/wholesale center /stock exchange market

/knowledge-intensive business sectors


INDUSTRIE

ESSEN

DORTMUND

DÜSSELDORF

DUISBURG

KÖLN


transport

/

5.135

/logistics center /world’s largest inland port

/transport + logistics sector /material + steel grade technology


INDUSTRIE

DUISBURG

DORTMUND

ESSEN

DÜSSELDORF

KÖLN


/trade

information technology 5.137

/health +

/environment technology sector /health + information technology


INDUSTRIE

ESSEN DUISBURG

DÜSSELDORF

DORTMUND

KÖLN


/software

engineering

/health and information technology

5.139

/insurance /transport /logistics /knowledge-intensive sector /microelectronics


INDUSTRIE

photography/IGEDO©Ulrich Otte


5.141


INDUSTRIE

photography/Rhenus LogisticsŠDuisburg Aktuell


5.143


INDUSTRIE

photography/Duisport©GFW Duisburg


5.145


INDUSTRIE

_DuisPort

photography/Luftbild DuisportŠDuisburger Hafen AG


5.147


(OW INDUSTRIE

Amsterdam Rotterdam Antwerp

Ost-Westfalen Xpress

barge

photography/DE61ŠMarko Lauten

Duisport


/we are taking up to road/

18,000 truck containers per year off the

5.149

WX) Unna OWX Europe Terminal


INDUSTRIE

photography/Duisburger HafenŠJoachim Schumacher


5.151


INDUSTRIE

photography/Duisburger HafenŠJoachim Schumacher


5.153


INDUSTRIE

_DeCeTe container terminal

photography/DE61ŠMarko Lauten


5.155


KULTUR


_fashion K U LT U R

anja.gockel wolfgang.joop

karl.lagerfe

[adolf

bernhard.willhelm


hugo.boss gabriele.strehle kostas.murkudis

loos]

6.159

eld

jil.sander


K U LT U R

/Sims, Josh. ”Less is more for German Fashion” Wallpaper


6.161

= /for all of german fashion’s quality, the notion that it is little more than a national stereotype - a byproduct of - might persist/

‘German efficiency’


K U LT U R

precision cutting and construction and a simple, restrained silhouette, which gives /german fashion today has a reputation for

it longevity rather than flash-in-the-pan appeal/

photography/ŠCollection of Style


6.163


K U LT U R

IGEDO Trade Fairs _düsseldorf

/”Global Fashion”©lifePR


/this internationally introduced special fair...is being used by foreign and German buyers from all segments and sectors of industry: industry, chain store companies and other large sales/marketing forms of the trade, but also importers and clothing, accessories, materials and fabrics/

exporters of

/the high significance of this trade fair platform for the sourcing clothing sector is also confirmed by the data collected by an independent market research company in connection with the fair

6.165

in February 2007. According to the survery, 90 percent of the visitors travelled from Germany as well as other European countries especially for Global Fashion/


K U LT U R

photography/IGEDOŠJeanette Michellod

cpd


10.-12.2.2008

IGEDO Fashion Fairs d端sseldorf

6.167

hmd


K U LT U R

photography/IGEDOŠUlrich Otte


6.169


wa

transformation of the former industrial sector of the RheinRuhrgebiet into a new cultural development


as(?)


WAS(?)

WAR...........

INDUSTRY......


........CULTURE 7.173

....FASHION


WAS(?)


7.175


WAS(?)

photography/StahlWerke_DortmundŠHaiko Hebig


7.177


WAS(?)


7.179


WAS(?)


7.181


WAS(?)

photography/MachineShop_DortmundŠHaiko Hebig


7.183


WAS(?)


7.185


WAS(?)

/Opaschowski, Horst. On the Future of the German City


/Life in the city can also mean loneliness in the city-despite the telephone and other telecommunication devices. the urbanity of one group can result in the anonymity of another. In industrialised countries, almost three quarters of the population live in cities/

/there is a great danger that the much propagated guiding image

‘urban expansion’ will lose its human measure. this could finaly stretch the city to breaking point between poverty and

of

7.187

unemployment, migration and isolation of individuals/


WAS(?)


7.189


WAS(?)


7.191


WAS(?)


/we wanted to design a simple cubic building to compliment the existing buildings and achieve

continuity within the site/

/the oversized cube, which measures 35metres by 35metres by

reflects the dimensions

of the Zollverein

7.193

35metres, mine/


WAS(?)

/Opaschowski, Horst. On the Future of the German City


/faith in technology must no longer be confused with future-orientation

diverse. they must focus more than has been the case so far on social dimensions, especially on designing buildings for children, or seminal quality. plans for the future must be

families and the elderly/

7.195

/architects and urban planners should improve the quality of urban environments so that inhabitants will no longer wish to leave and at

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