C3 no.409_20 #5/6
Showcasing Architecture _ Anna Roos
Architecture starts with the desire of its makers, whether for shelter or status, worship or display. Buildings have long been acquisitioned in the service of prestige, to symbolize power and success.
Architecture becomes a three-dimensional interface between a company, its employees and the public as well as an expression of the organization’s culture and values—arguably the most important asset and secret behind every successful business.
Water and Parks for People
Water and Parks for People: Environment, Involvement and Education _ João Pedro T. A. Costa
Designing the contemporary city for citizens entails a strong investment in the improvement of the environment, the involvement of the population and the development of opportunities for education.
Or how does a project promote learning about nature by experimentation? Is there an educational component to nature? How does it explore the human senses?
Let’s discuss these questions and observe the answers these projects offer.
Living along the Terrain
Living along the Terrain: New Rural Domesticity _ Anastasija Spasovska
Nature has always been a driving force in design. Similarly, architecture’s relationship to nature has always been a reflection of the zeitgeist.
While the formal approach of the architects differs on varying levels, all analyzed productions share a common thread – deep understanding of nature and an innate appreciation of the wild terrain.