Ideas # Social
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.
Look around: there are as many possible futures as there are designers, all valid. Although the idea of future was declared dead in 1969, how can today’s architecture still question it, through open procedures that enable rather than impose and determine?
The idea grows up thinking about the crisis and the future overcrowding of the human population. The concept is about looking for a building where emptiness is the logical way to manage the project, allowing other users to modify and create the future building.
New City Tales
Our future architecture designs narratives that support bottom-up, democratic practices.
The future of architecture should be focused on creating self-sufficient and self-coordinated units that contribute the positive experience of the (urban) environment, or in other words - we need a society where all buildings are power plants that look like parks.
The Stock Models in Architectural Renders
Thinking the future of architecture on the perspective of project video renders' stock models: who are they, why do they inhabit project rendered realities and what they may have to tell us about an eventual human experience of virtual architecture.
Alive Architecture is an approach to initiate co-production of Lived Space in the public realm
The Genesis of future metropolises are the polyfunctional entities of urban cemeteries
We want to establish a wandering office - we are wherever our project is located.
Petek is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of the Tonlé Sap. This project is driven by an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the safeguard of future generations of both human and wildlife populations.
Our approach to Architecture, understood as a form of knowledge, intend to reinforce its autonomy through a deep dialogue with complementary disciplines or contexts such as in this particular situation: a direct participation in a social and political concern.
Our modern world, that is computation-based in all areas of human life, is to be understood as a network of logical relationships, that is filled by humans who are moving, working and finally living in it. Through this interaction an architecture of networks is shaped.
On the context of increasing interest for landscape urbanism the subject of this work is devoted to the creation of a visionary approach based on elaborating concepts meant to announce restructuration and reintegration of urban spaces found in the condition of non-territoriality (terrain vague) .
For ages, architects, artists and sculptors used plaster, glass and other fluid materials to create forms, spaces by casting. My idea is to change the way of forming and to liberate fluid material. To open a new possibility for space formation by fluid material computation.
Walk and Hórreo
Create an infrastructure able to make profitable hórreos preservation. The use of trusts flows that Camino de Santiago provides consistently it is a key strategy for this goal. By the creation of an APP, backpackers would localize hórreos and overnight on them for a symbolic price.
our interest within projects lies in developing spatial types that are open to various uses by means of their own particular neutrality. SOFTSPACE refers not necessarily to the geometric characteristics but rather looks for softness in: program and use, cognition, connectivity and the social.
Architecture should be an expression of the perfect society where different style and way to see our world could live together in armony
stings, stitches, etc.
The story of a city is always a story about people intervening personally, about taking part in our surroundings and in its various manifestations: We ask questions but we do not ask for permission: we position statements, translate and reinterpret situations and surfaces with our actions.