If you want to change the world, you need to start with great ideas. This volume focus in particular is on the cutting-edge thinking and wider theoretical questions and themes that underpin the series, from reflections upon what our ideas of “future” really mean to the changing role of the architecture profession as a whole. Comprising speculative visions, essays and texts, this volume serves as a theoretical backdrop for the practical approaches seen in Volume 3: The Site.
This volume comprises speculative visions, essays and texts from contributors including: Ana Jeinić, Miloš Kosec, Clément Blanchet, Amateur Cities, Liam Young, Something Fantastic, Merve Bedir, Tomaž Pipan, Davide Tommaso Ferrando, Tiago Torres-Campos and Reinier de Graaf.
Edited by Rob Wilson, George Kafka, Sophie Lovell, Fiona Shipwright and Florian Heilmeyer.
Design by Diana Portela with Janar Siniloo and Lena Giovanazzi.
Title: Archifutures. Volume 2: The Studio. A field guide to speculating upon the future of architecture
Editors: Rob Wilson, George Kafka, Sophie Lovell, Fiona Shipwright and Florian Heilmeyer
Cover: Softcover with flaps
Size: 17 x 23 cms
Number of Pages: 197
Date: October 2016
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Architecture after the future
By Ana Jeinić
Was modernism just a glitch?
By Reinier de Graaf
A platform for collective intelligence on city-making
By Cristina Ampatzidou and Ania Molenda, Amateur Cities
Illustrations by Janar Siniloo
Encounters in more-than-human worlds
By Tiago Torres-Campos
The potential of ruins or the ruin of potential?
By Miloš Kosec
A prescription for contemporary architecture
By Clément Blanchet
How citizen-led action in Turkey reclaimed the notion of common(s)
By Merve Bedir
The case for reshoring production culture
By Tomaž Pipan
New spaces for architecture criticism
By Davide Tommaso Ferrando
Architecture hence will be something fantastic
By Something Fantastic
The speculative futures of architect Liam Young
Interview with Liam Young by Shumi Bose