The Temporary City

In the past decade cities like London have been transformed by the rapid rise of ‘pop-up’ culture; a fashion for temporary and mobile places.

Pop-ups have become so prevalent that many are proclaiming the birth of ‘the temporary city’: a new mode of imagining and producing the urban fabric. This is a vision in which the city surface shifts daily as mobile cinemas, temporary bars, immersive theatres or shipping container shops navigate its nooks and niches, popping-up unexpectedly.

This interactive film explores three types of pop-up geography: pop-up cinemas, shipping container architectures and supper clubs.

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