Bilgen Coşkun and Dilek Öztürk talked with sociologist and Living Cities member Jennie Björstad, about social inclusion, “yes culture” and the role volunteers for urban development.
Bilgen Coşkun and Dilek Öztürk talked with architects and urban planners Christelle Lahoud, Pontus Westerberg and Klas Groth from UN-Habitat about designing smart cities through participatory planning approaches.
Bilge Bal and Bahar Avanoğlu talked with Mario Carpo on the first year design studios as the foundation of architectural education and the role of computational design tools in the field.
Sebnem Soher talked with Tiago Mota Saraiva, one of the members of architectural cooperative Ateliermob, about building collective know-how and networks that bring stakeholders together.
Associate curators of 4th Istanbul Design Biennial Nadine Botha and Vera Sacchetti talks to XXI about the theme of "A School of Schools", selected projects and public program.
Aslı Çiçek talks to XXI about 4th İstanbul Design Biennial's exhibition design and how it was implemented in various spaces.
In conversation with Jan Boelen, the curator of 4th Istanbul Design Biennial on the theme of "A School of Schools." We discussed a variety of issues starting from the making of a design biennial up to design's capacity to respond to changes in the society.
Hulya Ertas talked with Cristina Gamboa, one of the founder members of Lacol, on their approach as an architecture cooperative
In the guidance of Michael Leung, this interview looks into a collective movement that flourishes at a street stall in Hong Kong as a reaction to the current development plans
How can we generate solutions in real life to our most prominent urban issues like sustainability, mobility, equality, etc.?
Ezgi Tezcan has talked to Peter Barber over social housings shaped under neoliberal urban politics and possibilities of participatory architecture.
The world agenda full of crises makes it necessary for architectural practice to take a new look at the built and natural environment, and to develop new perspectives
We talked with Constantin Petcou of Atelier d’Architecture Autogérée on utilizing the community engagement for generating tactical urbanism projects.
StoneCycling, as a Dutch startup, collects demolition debris and transforms it into new materials at time of rapid construction and consumption
Critical Concrete, concentrating on the refurbishment of socially relevant spaces of Porto suburbs, shows us how to be super cool by being super normal
Hülya Ertaş talked to Florian Koehl on the social agenda of architects today and the alternative ways of realizing projects within the existing social and economical framework