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ParadoxCity is an emergent platform to explore the contemporary urban condition of stagnation and change, to move forward towards a state of stability.

The transformation of urban landscapes in the perspective of modernization are subject of comparative research. A more recent concept of design, seeks to identify paradox conditions, to be able to navigate through their implications. A comprehensive design therefore allows to mediate effects of the next iteration in the ongoing project of modernity.

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Jorg Sieweke is licensed as landscape architect and urban designer in Berlin. He founded and directs the design-research initiative paradoXcity in 2010. He held professorships at University of Virginia and Visiting professor at RWTH Aachen and HCU Hamburg in Germany. He was fellow at Villa Massimo the German academy in Rome in 2015. His award winning firm challenges convention of practice in landscape architecture to establish its own trajectory of a landscape & urbanism. His PhD reflects the paradigm.

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