The wide variety of colors shows the cultural diversity.
- Circles: houses and foundations of the different countries
- Hexagons: stadiums and sports complexes
- Light blue links: large walkways
- Light yellow links: footpaths
- Blue/Yellow Squares: interfaces between lanes/paths
- Blue arrows: outputs to the city
- Dark blue links: exchanges/relations by managers and houses organizers (conferences, exhibitions...)
- Square Links: students-students relationships outside houses
- Arrows to homes: students-students relationships, moving to a house
- Atomic/Molecular system (atomic bonds, electron exchanges, inductive effects, organizations, conformations, molecular interactions...)
- Central/Peripheral nervous system (transmissions, nervous messages exchange...)
- Paris metro map (connections, crossings...)
- Archigram’s works (networks-cities, city as an organism, nomadic-cities...)
- Georges Pompidou’s center (color code, vertical circulations, external...)
- Mondrian’s paintings (graphic style, cubism, colors, solids...)
- Netropolis (saturation of urban streams, overlays, confusion...)
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Place that receives foreign students, with 120 to 140 different nationalities every year. Therefore it’s a place of exchanges and meetings between these residents came from all over the world.
How to represent this diversity and these cultural exchanges?
Consider a system of networks and connections applied to a fresco representing the plan of the city, each circle being a house or foundation. It reveals the diversity and exchanges between students, in the form of interconnections and flows, as well as the complexity, dynamism, and the life on this site.
- BIOLOGY (Molecular Biology / Neurophysiology)
- STREETART (Seize HappyWallMaker)
- ARCHIGRAM (Plugin-City / Computer City / Living City / City Interchangeable / Walking City) [1963-1965]
- RENZO PIANO (Centre Georges-Pompidou) 
- MONDRIAN (Composition with red yellow and blue) 
- MICHAEL NAJJAR (Netropolis) [2003-2006]
Teacher : Philippe SIMON
Year : 1 (2011)
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