The drawing composes a neighborhood that draws from different urban ingenuities across the globe (often outrageous, sometimes humorous, but always embedded in the here and now). It’s a neighborhood of the global citizen, where different environments, lifestyles, and forms of inhabitation create new forms of collectivity.
Alexander Eisenschmidt is a designer and theorist. He teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Architecture, directs the Visionary Cities Project, and publishes and exhibits widely on topics at the intersection between architecture and the city. aeisenschmidt.com | @EisenschmidtA