Cities are complex organisms that are able to develop themselves at an incredible speed and in different conditions.
'If cold, then cold as a block of ice. If hot, then hot as a blazing wing. Architecture must blaze.'
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
Architecture For+With+By Refugees is an open source online platform that explores and shows ideas, projects, buildings, workshops and open calls including refugees from worldwide
Engin Ayaz and Christian Benimana of MASS discuss how architecture should function, as well as looking into the facts of social design in Africa
Aixopluc takes on the challenge to find new modes of inhabitation in symbiosis with planet earth
The 21th century, due to constant crises and wars erupting worldwide or at least to our access to information on them, is moving forward with a sense of pessimism and indifference
This was in fact a good opportunity to discuss the fronts through which architects deal with issues in Turkey, and to include not only the architects that produce for the biennale, but others as well.
Architecture is has been questioning, and subsequently redefining its own social position and social role for almost a century now