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About the Exhibition

My Model City, my dream today, our dreams tomorrow.

What might the city of the future look like? And whose ideas, needs and dreams should shape it?

My Model City is the testing ground for a new vision of urban life, explored through an installation created by young people from Peckham Platform and the Horniman, in collaboration with muf architecture/art. 

Through a collaboratively created artwork, this display explores how cities could better serve their communities and enhance our shared culture - opening up a space for exchange and experimentation.

Picture yourself inhabiting an imaginary fragment of the future city, view animations of future city life as envisaged by today’s young people, and share your own thoughts on urban design.

About the Horniman Youth Panel

The Horniman Youth Panel is a group of young people between the ages of 14 - 19 from all over London. They meet up regularly and play a part in projects, displays and events, making sure that young people's voices are heard in our work.

They seek to make a real difference to what goes on in the Horniman. Find out about the Youth Panel and how to join.

About Peckham Platform

Peckham Platform is a creative and educational charity based in South London, its Youth Platform is a group of 13 – 19 year olds from Southwark who collaborate with artists and designers to create social art.

Peckham Platform are currently developing a new venue in Peckham Square. They are staging a number of projects across London in the run up the opening of its new home, set to open in 2021.

About muf architecture/art

Since 1994 muf architecture/art has established a reputation for pioneering and innovative projects that address the social, spatial and economic infrastructures of the public realm.

muf are specialists in public realm architecture and art. The practice philosophy is driven by an ambition to realise the potential pleasures that exist at the intersection between the lived and the built. The creative process is underpinned by a capacity to establish effective client relationships that reveal and value the desires and experience of varied constituencies.