In 2016 at the Venice Architecture Biennale entitled “Reporting from the Front”, the Polish pavilion hosted one of the most powerful installations of the whole show. For “Fair Building” Dominika Janicka, in cooperation with Martyna Janicka and Michał Gdak, created a set of five powerful short documentary films, which are now made available to the FA platform here.
The future of architecture is very much about embracing complexity and looking at strategic intervention strategies beyond the discipline itself. Maybe it’s time to stop talking about the “urban” and the “rural” and consider ourselves as part of a delicate and intricate bioregional balance. This essay by environmentalist Freya Yost may be about open access and agriculture but it ...
An Incomplete Atlas of Stones is a project that investigates a type of stone set into a coastal landscape, the “tsunami stones” of Japan, in order to carry those aims forward, in order to think collectively about how we design and conduct research, in order to develop a greater fluency about the relations involved in making landscapes.
In recent decades the figure of a reluctant architect has emerged: instead of strictly controlling the process of building from the drawing board to the end of construction, architects started to voluntarily retreat from it.