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THE INDUSTRIAL CITY A frame-work for the integration of architecture and infrastructure, Hamburg, 2011 This projects is challenging existing infrastructures in a post-industrial landscape through the implementation of a new form of large-scale industrial Production. The argument for this proposal is that the remnants of heavy industry in the form of large scale infrastructure in post-industrial landscapes, as they can be found in many of today’s metropolitan cities, have the potential to adopt to the ongoing shift away from heavy industry towards high tech industry. Regarding current re-vitalisation strategies, post industrial landscapes are often being used in an observant, non engaging manner and are not exploiting its full potential. By making actual use of the existing infrastructure the implementation of a contemporary form of industry can counter-balance the ongoing developments of such landscapes into a mix of office, residential and leisure. This implementation of material production into the framework of post industrial landscapes will here be investigates through the use of an existing corporate body in order to give scale and value to the argument. The chosen corporation reflects the stated shift from heavy industry towards high tech industry and reflects the idea of contemporary usage. The staging of large scale, sophisticated industrial production and the accompanied logistics within the context of post industrial landscapes is what this project seeks to achieve. Throughout the project, The industrial city is here investigated as an architectural project in which not only the large container of production changes the scale to the city, but also the infrastructures found on site are largely influenced by such industrial activity. With this implementation as a starting point, the visible activation of the existing infrastructure will be accompanied by a certain transformation towards a more site responding development strategy which than has the potential to define a new form of coexistence of industrial production and urbanity.