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The Beautiful Ruins We're Made Of
A story about lived pasts and (im)possible futures of buildings and their communities.
Color My Home
Color my Home project empowers displaced children by narrating the architectural story of their journey.
Making Architectural Kin
The proposed book will host a set of hybrid, interruptive and referencial visual interviews on production, waste, kinship and absolute possibility.
Twin Towns, are you close?
Triggered by memories of a relationship ‘with the other’, Twin Towns, are you Close? speaks of a time that never existed and excavates a future that never happened. In a speculative screenplay, a new national myth is rendered out as space which mediates and formats a future Twin Town planning.
The Architect is dead. Long live the architects.
Branding the divine genius is plain, unjust to numerous, who indefinitely (re)construct architecture.
Logistics, wrapped in, and supported by architecture is both connecting and dividing Eastern and Western Europe.
“Curriculum Revolution” calls for a complete makeover for the architecture school and its curricula toward a fairer future of the discipline.
A feminist perspective of domestic space
The project tackles poor living conditions in Brussels Social Housing by using feminism as a methodological tool to improve existing living conditions and create spaces of social solidarity and reciprocity.
For Emancipated Spaces of Arrival
Architecture as emancipatory critique against dominant power structures in European asylum systems
Working with the 99%
The right to architecture as an obligation to be politically engaged in the social and spatial transformation
5 short stories and 1 project about Casablanca colonial myths and its new rebirth
A platform for the collective refusal of the status quo and the development of alternatives.
To explore the intimate relationship between the physical and the fictive
Beyond the ruin
is focused on the relationship between buildings abandoned by the crisis and users who are in a state of forced transit due to military conflicts.
Death/ Birth/ of/ the/ Exquisite/ Author/ Corpse/...
Play the game. Join in. Converse. Navigate. Experience. Sense. Choose your own meaning. Tell your own story. Collaborate!
Eyes Wide Shut
EYES WIDE SHUT challenges today's architects to include the needs of those often overlooked where it matters - space.
A Seat at the Table
A series of tables invites visitors to witness and perform collective decision-making on the city.
A short story composed of different vignettes, each exploring a different perspective of the space within the work
Resistance and compromise
The analysis of the influence of alternative culture on contemporary architecture and the market
SINEMA C is an adobe open air cinema in Manisa where Yusuf Atılgan wrote his works such as the The Loiterer, Motherland Hotel and Canistan, where he spent most of his life in a voluntary exile and takes its name C directly from Atılgan's main character of the novel The Loiterer.
Amsterdam Allegories is a manifesto for new and experimental public domains along Amsterdam’s IJ river
Songs to my mother
A reflection on structural gender violence and women’s life in public spaces
КУБ (eng: CUBE) is a modular urban stucture installed in public spaces and realized on the basis of the participation and participatory urbanism, that lets citizens to appropriate and to transform the city space in collaboration with city-planning professionals
The Helium Pavilion is a project of a social nature and of multiple purposes; all that its structure and flexibility can give.
Research for equality in learning and design by collectively shaping/imagining future utopias.
16 sounds of paper
I plan to create "16 sounds of paper", a performative workshop-based and participative art project that questions the success of integration of foreign elements in Romania, focusing on the routes followed by 16 immigrants after the dissolution of the EU, in the fictional 2028.
Co-Machines are an urban strategy of political objects recovering space from private interest back into the hands of the city dweller.
To create a space that functions we must test it in real time, in real space and with a diverse group — a vernacular structure that is a reflection of the community — not a telescopic vision, but a kaleidoscopic & expanding vessel to grow and transform within.
An ecology of places with innovative practices of living, making and building in the countryside.
Exploring alternative perspectives on habitation through collective design practice.
Domestic constructs of making out
An ongoing investigation in how specific architectural elements in domestic spaces and their ‘iconic’ perception based on their representation in media, influence the dynamic of contemporary complexities of (non/multi) human romantic relationships.
Italy has always been just an air and we love to remember and enjoy that today.
Unlocking the unused potential of Riga's post-soviet microrayons by hacking the roofscape.
Eterotopia is a research framework embracing transdisciplinarity to inspire new visions for territorial policy.
Swap on the River
The work aims to reintroduce the underused riverbanks of Zagreb’s Sava to the daily life of the city.
Design, Construct, Sustain & Expand
Rethinking the architectural practice for Malaysian houses in rural suburban settings through seven projects.
Architecture in a Global-Local Age
An architectural project about the importance of creating local environments in a globalized world.
Atmospheres as a daily Practice
Raising awareness about the felt body in the design of spaces to improve our daily life
A spatial and social warning for an urban environment after the impact of a nuclear catastrophe.
The demilitarisation of an abandoned bunker island becomes fertile ground for creative settlements.
YOUNG OLDIES wants to start the discussion about growing old in Slovenia and search for a sustainable “third” age environment.
Constructing a global framework comprised of upcycled buildings for social engagement
Rural Assembly is an initiative to develop new models of affordable and climate resilient housing, improving the social and built fabric of underserved rural farming communities through the application of community workshops, good design and building technology.
The Loaded Nook
Loaded nooks as a stimuli for new insights and a vessel towards debate on systemic change.
The non-habitant aims to be a critical essay, of the current scenario that portrays a typical user in a metropolis of the XXI century. Therefore, it consists of a review of its background and how we get into that situation, its culture, and the devices that stimulate and promote it.
Mapping and re-activating local communities through temporary re-use of vacant facilities in urban contexts
Addressing the contradiction between: what we think a playground is, and how much we really understand what a playground could be.
Parallel is half immersive theatre, and half investigative tour of buildings, streets and history.
Strategies for Lifting the Spirit
Community construction projects that offer new areas for architectural research.
H2O and Vanity Fair
My name is Aleksandra and just to be from a place that is called Ložionica and now is called Belgrade Waterfront
The Time is Now.
Discuss how architecture can reflect the relationship between individual and society based on the ideas of Japanese architect Takamasa Yosizaka (related to my film project the time is now.)
The architectural amelioration of social space in neglected housing districts - through the creation of Common Forms.
Get involved fall in Love with Varna
Innovative way to empower people collective intelligence to co-create the cities of the future.
Promise of the Future
An urban field during the transformation towards a post-labour society, exploring our social and creative potentials.
Reflecting a better life for citizens of small towns, using the river as an element of spatial and social relations. Case of study: Hani Elezit.
Perfect [Size] Museum: Art to Fill Your Boots
Our concept is new type of museums where visitor will able to create his own exposition with his personal history and experience, and new technologies will assist to transform museum space for individual request.
Architecture should understand contemporary transformations, creating new conscient paradigms that better responds to actual needs.
Landscape as House
'Landscape as House' is about animating a family's landscape by means of a fragmented house.
Catalogue of pavillions in order to: show their potential before they start to disappear from the city; to preserve their original shape (structure, form, unique detail), to compile possible functional program for upcoming years and present different scenarios for potential tenants and developers.
This project is a reflection on new forms of modern living in a wooden multi-dwelling unit in the city.
The 0.75 Scale
The Netherlands, the country with the tallest people in the world, needs to think about scaling down
Res nullius, res communis
A symbol of past aspirations and violent conflict is turned into an emblem of tolerance and freedom.
The Liquid Wall
The Liquid Wall is a movable pavilion that functions as a platform for the exchange of ideas where meeting and co-creation is central.
Paper Pavilion up-cycles used papers collected from city to present sustainable future pavilion.
Rethinking the streetscapes of the Ney York City from the perspective of powerless (Sassen,2014) nomadic vandwellers. Case study Red Hook.
The City of Tomorrow
In the times we live, where everything is a "click" away, where flying over Tokyo or New York is within reach, where I can visit the Partenón from the screen ... we have forgotten the place I live. How can we recover the relationship with the city? how can we make the city our place?
Mostlikely Sudden Workshop
Against the background of our sudden workshop experience we develop new "common space" typologies.
The Office as a Project
A project for enabling a deeper understanding of the implications of both ‘work’ and ‘workplace design’.
Istanbulites Thinkbelt (ITb)
Istanbulites Thinkbelt (ITb) is the speculations of critical ideas on education through utopian-fictional models.
Integration for Inclusion
The project is an integration of refugees camp into Khashm Algerba City to empower Eritrean refugees restore their normal life-style instead of depending on United Nation Aids and being exposed into humans trafficking.
“The other Spaces”
Architecture can be thought about, defined, and created through the prism of the philosophical concept of heterotopia.
Brave digital world
We currently live in a period of time, best described with words as constant progress, rush, technology inventions and digitalisation. The emergence of a phenomenon, called internet.We live in two parallel realities.
The Millennials’ Suburbia
Rethinking the collective imaginary of suburban areas after the enforced millennial urban exodus.
Through analises of the architecture of the town Resen , the new intervention is a continous two floor complex which in its function includes the old concrete shells of the existing open market.
Model-Homes, part of the 2018 ‘Architectures by Proxy’ Exhibition at the University of Michigan, proposed new domestic models for alternative social, political, and economic subjectivities.
Expansion as the second Layer of the City
Research on alternative forms of affordable housing in Taipei by re-interpreting its self build spaces
cutoutmix: a free open platform as an answer to the growing need for more equal and diverse cutouts populating design renders.
Schools as community centres and public spaces
The initiative promotes the idea of an open access school dedicated both to the students and the rest of the community, where both processes complement and develop one another in symbioses, enriching architecture and change schools and neighbourhoods for the better.
Spontaneous Living Spaces
The research maps and analyses self-built dwellings and settlements in developing cities.
Cities Connection Project
The idea is to connect cities showing its public architecture and sharing a double exhibition, debates and guided visits to the selected projects
A nomadic pavilion that tells us about the ability of plants to inspire better coexistence conditions
Culture capital of the Turkic World
Rethink, reinvent and reload the most ancient city of Kazakhstan involving creative communities, using immense cultural heritage of Great Steppe and encouraging circular economy.
The Vernal Estate is a post-natural wetland condominium in Santa Rosa, California. Home to the endangered Tiger Salamander, Fairy Shrimp and Sonoma Sunshine, the Estate decommodifies a wetland mitigation bank by rewiliding it with homes for humans.
An architectural business proposal catering to the emerging market of migrant agricultural labour.
The Architects’ Falnama: Accounts from a Book of Omens
Descriptions of Open Call projects can serve the act of architectural “bibliomancy,” the prediction of our shared environment’s future.
Arctic Present. The Case of Teriberka
This project looks at the future of northern urbanism as a decentralized network of nomadic coastline settlements.
Walky-Worky is the God of discomfort, challenging its user to reconnect with its space of being.
TRSHCHN is a multi-disciplinary project that has a goal to understand the phenomenon of a dormitory area Troeschchyna.
UPRC - Ubwungo Peace and Reconciliation Centre Rwanda
Sharing the Rwandan experience of forgiveness between survivors and perpetrators of genocide with post conflict communities around the world.
A shared interest in the bounce
An open source game, which subverts a piece of aggressive architecture, namely the Camden Bench.
Immersive Catalog of Housing Systems
Immersive Catalog collects ways of living in 20 different cities as virtual environments meant to be shared in order to bridge the gap between changing habits, cultures, and experiences inside domestic space.
Understand the exchanges between Human and space on the scale of the infinitely small, to transcribe this in architectural answers to the world's ills.
Punk, an alternative music venue located within an abandoned urban roof-top water tower, repurposes an 'urban remain' for new use, and much like the counter-culture it was made to service, it asks "will you accept me" - in this case, as architecture?
The future architecture will be aimed at increasing people’s mobility by moving our house with us.
The idea for this building was born as a result of a continuous search for who we are and where we come from; search for the answer to the question what the true Self stands for.
Otravisión is a temporary intervention that aims to celebrate a public space by providing passers-by with the opportunity to perceive the physical space from entirely new and unpredicted points of view.
Zero-cost shelters for homeless people built by up-cycling plastic bottles and bags
The composition of the New School Project is based on the stylization of the shape of the Triskel sign
Hope on Water
Istanbul has privatized its public spaces which were supposed to be used after earthquake, can water be the solution?
Performing a language for the messy reality of the everyday world.
What is the future of the architectural language of narration?
How can urban memory be curated so that it would transgress memory as a passive entity and be a transformative agent instead?
Multiscalar bodily architectures exceed the limits of gender and power towards their own futures.
transcendental spoon in architecture
Installation which could transform and move us into transcendence.
Open House is a hypothetical device to practically engage architects with domestic transformation.
Come to the Table
Breaking down walls to bring open-plan kitchens into the heart of our cities
Temporary interventions in the public space as potent catalysts of happiness.
THE ARRIVAL CITY IS (NOT) A MACHINE
Future architecture makes space again a property of man and not just a property of form!
The cities of the future need the rebirth of the sense of public space, for a possible collective joy, an ecstasy of dance and politics: new monuments.
The process of ‘Sensibilizing Urbanism’ occurs in transitional spaces between the public and the private that are inherent to every city.
Community supported architecture
An architecture that shift from a product based attitude to a socially sustainable process based approach
Landscapes of coexistence
Opposed to centralized planning of solid borders a community managed forest set up the stage for a new landscape in which memories, imagination and creativity can envision alternative possibilities for a novel future.
Activating the collective conscience as a progressive tool for social change through democratically funded autonomous living environments.
The Hummingbird Effect
Neo-tribes gather in public squares to celebrate citizen alchemy and the inversion of hierarchical political power
Instead of being limitations, we understand budget constraints, the client’s needs and regulatory frameworks as tools and triggers for architectural innovation.
An emergency pavilion destined to meet primary needs of people who suffered from a natural disater.
The bed, originally used for sleeping, has changed its function to accommodate the full spectrum of human activities: it has opened itself to the public sphere becoming a social tool for working, sharing, communicating and entertaining
A future architecture is a home for migration that forever riots across imposed borders.
The Great Arousal
A living system designed to help people be healthy and realize their collaborative and human potential.
We did not shortcut the terrain, we walked it and zoomed in without the loss of resolution.
Architecture should serve people in need, those who leave their homeland to seek a better life.Creation of common neighborhoods of refugees with the locals show how mankind has yet revalued the kindness. Humanity is what matters.
The Power of Communitarianism
How architecture can eradicate social isolation through transient co-sharing platforms.
Take back the Bollards!
In a disproportional overreaction on the desire for safety our cities are increasingly militarised.
To document and discuss urban life through filters of popular culture and specific communities
Architecture as language is natural to all humankind. By working locally & digitally constructing narratives we aim to build a community of belonging.
An invitation for city dwellers and wanderers to a workshop, of exploring the power of drifting.
In an era of individualism, intensifying social bonds is a priority and architecture plays a major role in it.
NEW CITY GATES
Strategies of flaneuring open discourses on peripheries in a series of multi-disciplinary workshops.
The future is in the inter-dependent relations between architecture, bodies and mediation
Cunha a gentrification process.
How Virtual reality can be used as a medium to show the effects of gentrification in our cities.
Building performative structures to strengthen a new feeling of collectiveness
Architectures of Autogestion
Radical technologies generate challenges and opportunities for the spatial practice of autogestion
Urban Sync is a mobile App for civic participation, syncing citizens to the built environment.
DeGrowth Institute sources collective knowledge about the future of shrinking cities.
stadtstattstrand - The creative use of public spaces
Lets work together on future policy tools to foster the urban commons through Research and Design.
Modifiable Public Space
Could we have access to the configuration of public spaces? Could we change a square according to our mood or needs?
Using unfinished vernacular buildings as a canvas for temporary urban design.
"Urban planners have yet to learn the deep truth. It is that people can be social only when they are somehow protected from each other. Without barriers and boundaries, without mutual distance that forms the impersonal essence, people are destructive. "(Sennett, 2015: 363)
Transcribing the Extraordinary of the Ordinary within the Roma community of Braga´s Social Housing Neighbourhoods
We define pure geometry as an immediate spatial producer to trigger spontaneous social engagement.
The population migration has always been the deus ex machina of politics, designing urban and economical aspects. So, which would the future of post-productivist transition be?
10.000 Moving Cities
Non-Places, which could exist all over the world without any true local identity
Brief manifesto for the right to decay and to resistance to re-use, for recognizable places in the urban landscape.
Architecture2.0 is an exciting collective experiment in search of Utopia, the open city of the future.
Into the Conflict
As part of the territorial conflict between Chile's native communities and their modern state, "Into the Conflict" reinterprets agroindustrial buildings as contemporary icons of a historical occupation, searching a resignification of its role as new integration points between both peoples.
The idea is to build housing projects on an existing nature and preserve pieces of it for extrusion on its full height.
The current global context requires a need for change in our way of thinking about architecture with an increase focus on both social and ecological issues.
Phi is a platform that connects people in remote off-grid communities to clean, low-cost energy improving their living conditions.
Humanity, the future of architecture.
humanity, which goes beyond limit of man-made environment, is the key to the future of architecture.
Ephemerality, image-making, space and the body
One of play, interaction, open experimentation, & understanding the sensorial body in time & space.
Multi Religious Temple
Future architecture has to promote communication among individuals and the expression of subjectiveness in all fields, including religion
Roots in Exile
The current refugee crisis has made visible the need to improve the design strategies of Refugee Camps to make them more livable, sustainable on the midterm and culturally adapted to their inhabitants, making refugees the designers of their own living spaces.
Parameterization Platform of Collective Life
Towards a collective, participatory & parameterized design for space production.
It is the European architecture that would reflect a fact that our continent is inhabited not only by the indigenous Europeans but also by outsiders who have a contribution to our culture.
An experimental project that focuses on the seriousness of a present situation in urban ecosystems, but also on the continuous evolution of the relationship of man and nature and their constantly affecting each other: nature adapting to human’s action, man adapting to his natural environment.
Adscapes are livable spaces designed in-between the building and the ad: inhabiting both the space and the message simultaneously, the user will be living in advance the promises of happiness proposed by the advertising narratives (that always anticipate tomorrow), experiencing the future today.
Quantum physics states the observer is influencing the observed reality.Gratitude towards the observed reality/object, changes the molecular and energetic structure, and it becomes beneficial, having an effect on our state of mind, and state of health. Let’s stop taking everything for granted!
A case for Custom Build
With population growth and a housing crisis, Custom Build offers a disruptive innovation that can change how we procure housing; combining the benefits of production line efficiency, customer affordability and choice, ultimately resulting in mass customisation and a self-empowered home-owner.
Processes: the XXII Century Museum
Future architecture is about the life of buildings, placing value on processes instead of forms. We need spaces to feeling more creative. Future architecture is a new ‘more with less’: it is the society making a better world to use it
Space in Time
In the Middle Ages it was the market square, before the millennium it was the shopping street in the city, today we have online shopping – but the future of shopping lies in the phygital store, an urban hub of a large logistic network representing the convergence between online and offline world.
Childrens' Urban School Svidomi
Future Architecture strictly depends on future urban environment, Future architecture definitely will become younger, and my idea is to encourage people to research, participate and design the city from the school age.
Reconciliation for the Street of the Future...
Compassion advanced through participatory design and construction from a young age is seen to aid an agonistic conflict, which generates equitable development and helps to curtail the effects of inequality and social-spatial polarization in the city.
Permanent Temporality of Refugee Camps: The Syrian Chapter
The project intends to reinvent refugee camps as urban catalysts, humanitarian and political agencies. The new urban prototype addresses the possibility of long term stay and integration of Syrians, focusing on issues of self-reliance, through employment and education.
Redevelopment of social housing infrastructure
When we think about the future of architecture we can’t think of something other than high influence of technology and presume all people will have access to it since it will also be something viral. But there is an entire neighborhood who do not have the most vital facilities.
Meeting pop-up actions to programme activation
Triggers of intermittent programmes at not much used urban landscapes to the resocialisation
DIY- do it yourself
Our aim is to create a reusable, temporary structure that can be used in the execution of refugee camps. The structure can involve the creation of temporary houses or other facilities that are needed in a refugee camp. DIY (do it yourself) is our main aim.
The new digital state of mind has affected almost every industry as we know it, from music to health. Meanwhile, architecture remains unaltered, trapped in its physical container. In our opinion Virtual Reality has come to stay, and it will transform the way we relate to spaces forever.
Using the triangular coordinates of a longstanding territorial dispute between Chile and Perú, "No-man’s-Land" explores the subtraction of territory as a subversion of the current politicize rhetoric towards the possibility of re-think border condition.
Film analysis of unbuildable architectural speculations
Visionary architectural projects can be regarded as texts of culture, interpreted on the basis of cinematic visualization strategies and narratives/scripts employed in their creation, so as to provide a better understanding of the social and technological changes..
An activated citizen within a community could contribute to their society in a passive way. Providing useful quantifiable data that would also serve to be gamified by a substantive predictive, improvement in their surrounding as a result of their quantified activated self.
The design of life is humanity’s next great mode of invention and transformation, revolutionising healthcare in particular, here we show how Russia’s dysfunctional health provision will cede to health consumerism on the tide of ‘Augmented Biology’.
Life on Earth still perform the functions, the basic sources is still sufficient, but the planet is just before he starts to destroy himself. To enable our planet the time it needs for the rehabilitation, the residents move on without gravity point of the universe.
The future of architecture lies on its adaptive abilities to fulfill the needs of modern generation and overpass the challenges, either if it concerns environmental issues and the reaction it demands or the need for multifunctional spaces and the adaptive skills required.