The Beautiful Ruins We're Made Of
A story about lived pasts and (im)possible futures of buildings and their communities.
Katerina Frejlachova, Miroslav Pazdera, Tadeas Riha, Martin Spicak
Logistics, wrapped in, and supported by architecture is both connecting and dividing Eastern and Western Europe.
Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, Dubravka Sekulić
“Curriculum Revolution” calls for a complete makeover for the architecture school and its curricula toward a fairer future of the discipline.
It's time for an Architecture of De-Growth
The Possibility of an Architecture of Alternative to the current Dominance of Economic Growth
How does architecture deal with emerging visual media and their impact on subjective experience?
A Seat at the Table
Urban Works Agency
A series of tables invites visitors to witness and perform collective decision-making on the city.
Fables and Constructions
Martina Freitagová & Lucie Kohoutová
Mosaic of fictional reports covering experiences and stories by imaginary users of the selected architectural projects
Spaces like Actions
Spaces like Actions
Spaces like Actions is a collective research project over the cultural components of space.
Giorgia Scognamiglio & Lorenzo Zandri
Alternative narratives of spaces and architectures to reimagine the future of tourism
The demilitarisation of an abandoned bunker island becomes fertile ground for creative settlements.
An exploration of the (neo)colonial economies connected to the spaces of international justice.
Reconsider the perception, governance, and inhabitation of the British countryside after Brexit.
Expansion as the second Layer of the City
Research on alternative forms of affordable housing in Taipei by re-interpreting its self build spaces
Forum for Architecture Theory
F.A.T. IS A HORIZONTAL TEACHING-LEARNING PROGRAM BASED ON AN OPEN DEBATE ABOUT FUNDAMENTAL TOPICS CONCERNING ARCHITECTURE.
Architecture through the butterfly effect
The phenomenon whereby a minute localized change in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, experiencing it in architecture throughout history.
Under Construction imagines a city that is constantly being rebuilt using the same stock of materials.
Neue Bauakademie Berlin
A contribution to the ongoing debate on reconstruction by a nascent architect
Julio Gotor Valcárcel
The project displays a new approach to the heritage, recovering spaces as an urban infrastructure.
Hope on Water
Istanbul has privatized its public spaces which were supposed to be used after earthquake, can water be the solution?
This ongoing investigation explores the little known, disregarded, and rare intimate behaviour of nature. It questions the place of queerness in the society in general and in the architectural world in particular.
The short film Coastland envisions an ambitious and optimistic yet somewhat defective architecture.
Sensorial Space Prototype
Elena Agudo Sierra
Spatial devices that facilitate accessibility and understanding of the environment to people who do not have the five sense
The Political Church
Martin Pohl with: Konrad Angermüller (graphic design), Mathias Schmitt & Michael Ott (SCHMOTT, photography) and Michael Kraus
THE POLITICAL CHURCH calls for the necessity of a productive space of conflict and contemporary architectural tools
Scenographies of Power
A critical view on how architecture materializes legal frameworks and political apparatuses.
A living piece of architecture
Future architecture has to become kinetic and sensitive to interact not only with the environment but also with human emotions.
Institute for Autonomous Urbanism
Institute for Autonomous Urbanism
The disruptive developments of dispersed infrastructure frames a moment in time where we can fundamentally reconceive of how we make, fund, and even conceptualize the world that surrounds us and how we engage with the possibilities of a new Autonomous Urbanism
We did not shortcut the terrain, we walked it and zoomed in without the loss of resolution.
The School of Tourism
Architecture without clients, the 'no-home' condition and life as a perpetual tourist.
A short circuit will lead to an inversion of roles between nature and architecture.
Water-squares: a redevelopment of public spaces that allow to save water avoiding the danger of floods.
Architecture vs Politics
Architecture should take a role in criticising political habits that influence the built environment and social life.
In Articulo Mortis
After death, architecture is no longer a building, but a story to be told.
We can’t measure reality only through our presumed normality. Reality is so elusive, we need new ways to perceive it.
Phi is a platform that connects people in remote off-grid communities to clean, low-cost energy improving their living conditions.
Funding the Cooperative City
Architecture should be more about access, rights, and resources than forms, images and algorithms
Imagining a city that is not addicted to fossil fuels. Interpreting the way we live, work, and move around the city, our main source of energy would come from humans.
Culture Territories Association
Use of new ideas and technologies to support local societies and revitalise overlooked abondoned buildings.
The Invisible Blanket
Instead of heavy, precious and permanent, the future of architecture is light, thin and ephemeral
Activate Modern Ruins!
Dimitris Grozopoulos, Effie Kasimati, Fani Kostourou
An investigation of the latent potential of declining buildings and cities through emerging social practices
Return to Zion
Housing for evacuated populations will be integrated within the existing urban fabric and draw from cultural agents in a material-semiotic approach.
another nature – learning from suburbia. a critical take on the dream of both house and garden
Future architecture should be humid, a wet place where borders melt and disappear.
Office of Displaced Designers (ODD)
Office of Displaced Designers
Architecture: unlocking the power of design and education for a more inclusive and just society.
The Architecture (an Archaeology) of a Post—Nation
Office And Synonyms
What is the architecture that materialises the post-national political contract?
Publishing a Post-Colonial Magazine
For a conversation around the potentiality to create politically engaged publications questioning the politics of space and bodies.
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.
I explore the future of architecture as it dissolves into the present.
Alberto Martinez Garcia, Hector Rivera Bajo
We aim to study architecture parallel to the official discourse trying to confront current theories.
A world atlas of utopias – to be considered in the era of post-everything.
Danai Toursoglou Papalexandridou
Prompting alternatives in geopolitical, social and environmental issues inside an unsegmented world.
I would prefer not to
A research into the new figure of a reluctant architect that chooses passiveness over action
José Tomás Pérez Valle
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.
Urban homework for Europe
Adriana Pablos Llona
Future architecture will understand of no borders. We will be approaching every challenge with the interconnection and knowledge of all.
Bringing Back the Social into the Cities
A holistic approach to urban transformations as a basis for the socially-informed evolution and reconfiguration of cities.
Esen Gökçe Özdamar, Ahmet Bal, Şermin Şentürk
From agricultural waste to architectural biomorphology
Skopje. Beyond The Obvious
Vera Seriakov, Nela Kadic
We believe that structural interventions in the city fabric can help overcome inequalities and form a base for social sustainability - especially in diverse societies.
New Models of City Life
Urban as I
Cities are a mirror of our aspirations. Is the neo-liberal city based on knowledge for the sake of economy the only way?
Future Architecture is played now
#fairplay #played offensively #extending its playground #detouring rules #team play #re-played
The Future of Architecture
It will tell stories, it will be dense, not everything will be aligned, will be painted, will be as it always was.
We as architects do not think that one must build big to create large value.
Promoting committed, trans-disciplinary creation through local-scale and participatory actions.
ZIP City: Houseless Not Homeless
An urban programme exploring a new way of living in cities without a house and redefining the concepts of ownership, sharing and home.
Architecture for Refugees
Open source online platform to collect and share knowledge on “refugee architecture”.
How to engage architecture, infrastructure and nature into a new form of collectivism?
We need to learn cities anew, not as masters but as amateurs.
De-mercantilized, political and strategic projects for the public and society at large.
Landscapes for the Anthropocene
We, humans, have become a geologic force of change, but we struggle to grasp the consequences of that. These projects investigate potential dialogues mediating networks of humans and non-humans.
Architectural practice must leave the future behind and instead seize the present.