Yona Friedman

1923: Born on June 5 in Budapest, Hungary 1956: Started to develop concept of L'Architecture Mobile 1957: Published private stencilled edition of L'Architecture Mobile 1959: Projects to demonstrate applications of La Ville Spatiale: Paris Spatial; African Proposals, self-help homes for migrant workers in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, consisting of space-frame infrastructure built of bamboo shoots and adobe walls, using local construction methods 1960: Ten Principles of L'Architecture Mobile, addition to manifesto 1962: Golden Lion Award, Venice Film Festival for Annalya Tou Bari, on eof Animated cartoons 1963: Urban Mechanisms, method to explain effects of planning decisions to inhabitants; Projects to demonstrate theories: Seven Bridge Towns to link Four Continents, Bridge Town over the English Channel 1967: The Flatwriter, system to design housing layouts using a typewriter; First version of Pour une architecture scientifique, text based on lecture series at University of Michigan 1968: Simple Encyclopaedia, proposal to communicate knowledge to unschooled people 1972: Pour une architecture scientifique published by Editions Pierre Belfond, translated into English, Spanish, Italian and Russian; "Architecture Prize" for whole oeuvre, Academy of Arts and Science, Berlin 1973: Poor World and Critical Group-Size, two essays 1974: Pictograms, visual language complete with dictionary and grammar 1975: Utopies realisables published by Christian Bourgois in the series 10/18, translated into German and Spanish 1976: Habitat=Ford+Roof and How to settle Earth How to Live on Earth, manual financed by French Ministry of Environment; "Honorary Fellowship of Royal Academy of Fine Arts", The Hague 1977: No-Cost Housing, report for UNESCO 1980: Popular EncyclopaeE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

Honorary Editor
Paris, Israel