The Open Bookshelf: Future Architecture Library
© 2019 Writing Grant winner, Fables and Constructions by Martina Freitagová & Lucie Kohoutová
In July 2020 dpr-barcelona will open the first rooms of the Future Architecture Library: A living repository for the publishing production of Future Architecture platform Members, displaying the books they have produced under the umbrella of the platform, with access to previews or whole content and links to purchase websites, enhancing connections between platform members, emergent creatives and readers. In future developments, the FA Library intends to grow and display the complete editorial production of FA members.
© 2019 dpr-barcelona publishing work for the Future Architecture platform.
A series of books produced within the Future Architecture programme throughout the years to be featured in the Future Architecture Library.
The former archifutures.org website will be migrated to The Future Architecture Library, which will be from now on, a space of encounter and a living celebration of Future Architecture publishing activities. In 2020 we will expand Future Architecture collection with two new titles featuring the work of emergent creatives that responded to the Open Call, a co-production with DAI-SAI and another with POLIS University. The two titles produced by dpr-barcelona are:
© 2019 dpr-barcelona with &beyond.
Provisional cover Archifutures Volume 6: Agency.
Archifutures Volume 6: Agency. A field guide to reclaiming the future of architecture. Edited and designed by &beyond collective. Archifutures Volume 6: Agency looks at new narratives and strategies for architects to adapt their practice towards more effective agency in order to meet the greater, more universal challenges that are now upon us.
Date: September 2020
© 2020 Writing Grant winner, The Wanderer.
Over-all-sewn during the Creative Exchange 2020 in February 2020 in Ljubljana by Monique Besten
The Wanderer by Monique Besten, the winner of the second edition of the Writing's Grant. The Wanderer is a traveler born out of words, that will move between the projects and ideas of six emergent creatives, slowly growing, changing, mirroring and absorbing them, finally becoming a map. A map for the future.
Date: October 2020
35 Meridians of Radical Rituals
Ongoing research on the inventiveness of everyday life, new hybrid vernaculars and communal space-making in Europe.
An agro-industrial prototype imagines the post-capitalist future for smallholder farmers
The Distributed Cooperative
Our project reimagines how a mixed-use cooperative housing development could be conceived at a neighborhood scale.
A series of conversations with European practitioners who challenge the way we design today
Institute for linear Research
An open platform researching contemporary landscapes by walking on a straight line around the globe
Guerrilla curating as a way to question the relationship between architecture, society and the city.
an entity travels the world of ideas and takes shape, changes appearance according to the places “it” spends time in
Manifesto for unexpected architectures
Micro architecture projects which explore alternative time-space relationships
Mies. TV: Architecture Backstage
Sharing stories from the world of architecture, reaching people within and beyond the common discourse.
An Anticipatory Theory of Ruin Ecology
In an age where ruined buildings are becoming unlikely refuges for endangered species, architects should begin designing buildings with an eye towards their future existence as hotspots for biodiversity.
ACAN is a network of individuals within architecture who are taking action to address climate and ecological breakdown.
A series of occasionally intersecting future histories, looking back at where it all went right / all went wrong / all could have been different, using the work of six emergent creatives to explore our current near-future through the lens of environment, social cohesivity and urgency of response.
POETICS FOR THE UNCERTAIN
From Aristotle’s Poetics to Nicolas Bourriaud’s “relational aesthetics”, the Architectural image and the act of drawing as a process can create a threshold between the “real” and the “imaginary” in which knowledge, interaction and problematics of a specific context, play an important role.
Drowned in Neretva River
Exploring spatial, ecological, political and material formations of post-war landscape system of the Neretva river
Biblioteca Abierta (Free library)
This project aims to create libraries without buildings, just through the performative action of build.