Category: Environment

Looking good…

Caring Wood, by James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell / Image ©James

Here’s an architecture that accommodates the desire to be together and the desire to be apart in a way Georges Perec might have been familiar with—he who, in his piece titled Species of spaces, wrote that “to live, is to go from one space to another trying one’s best not to bump into things [and people].” (there’s probably a better translation but I haven’t found it!)

Architecture Manifesto

Casco Lofts Houthaven by Marc Koelher Architects / Photo ©Marcel van der Burg

The World Architecture Festival marked its tenth anniversary with a manifesto identifying key challenges which architects will need to address over the next ten years: climate, energy & carbon, water, ageing a&d health, re-use, smart city technology, building technology, cultural identity, ethics & values, power & justice, and virtual worlds.