The Funambulist

Formlessfinder Form has always tended to operate as a mechanism of control in architecture. Whether through the ancient orders, Renaissance systems of proportion, or 19th century theories of tectonics, form has...

benandsebastian We work out of a need to explore, probe and question the world around us – through architectural constructions. For us, architecture is not only the buildings we inhabit, but...

Usman Haque In the last year or so I’ve become once again very interested in non-monetary economies (1) and, more specifically, in twisting prisoner’s dilemma (2) for useful and practical outcomes....

Bob Sheil (Director of Technology and Computing at Bartlett) PROTOARCHITECTURE In the post digital age, how we design has become of equal importance as to what we design. Never before have...

(sorry no English translation this time…) Romaric Vinet-Kammerer WUNDERKAMMER « Imaginez les relevés spatiaux futurs, ceux qu’établiront les générations à venir pour tenter de comprendre où se concentrait l’habitat de leurs...

Norbert Palz SUPER ROMANCE To write about a future vision of Architecture asks for a systematic concept on how we can blend competing interests and possibilities, be they of technological, economical...

Pedro Gadanho LINKING BEYOND ARCHITECTURE – AN HYPERACTIVE MANIFESTO A personal manifesto must start with a personal statement. Mine is this: I’ve become addicted to hypertext. And this is the magnifying...

Eduardo McIntosh (picture Judith and Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi) THE ARCHITECTURE OF DECEIT Setting the scene The Law of (-1) There is sometimes a minuscule flame burning inside people who do...

Emmanuel Dupont & Colin Priest (picture The rise of Neptune Colin Priest/Greg Andrews -Nuit sans Opéra) The Event MANIFESTO In a world accented by youth and speed, edges rather than content...

Vito Acconci (for Iconeye) A tale of two or more architectures (An architecture of fairy tales) It is the best of architectural times, it is the worst of architectural times. It’s...

Marcos Cruz NEOPLASMATIC DESIGN The rapid development of innovative technological approaches in the realms of biology, microbiology, bio-technology, medicine and surgery are becoming of immense significance to architecture, demanding our attention...

Victor Timofeev My vision of a near future metropolis is tied to my experience of growing up skateboarding the streets of New York. To a skateboarder, urban objects lose their immediate...

Nic Clear (picture extracted from Unit 15’s work by Ben Marzy) 1. The Architecture Of The Near Future will not be what you think it is going to be; it certainly...

Teddy Cruz (for Iconeye) In the context of a post 9-11 political equator that divides the world and the city between enclaves of mega wealth and sectors of poverty, urbanities of...

Geoff Manaugh (for Iconeye) If architects, critics, historians, bloggers, professors, journalists, construction magnates, city planners, etc really want to talk about architecture, in a way that has any meaning at all...

Guy Rottier MANIFESTO Architecture is being invented just like one invents a car or a plane. It has no boundaries and can be exported like any other creation. Sites never compelled...

MANIFESTO MANIFESTO MANIFESTO MANIFESTO MANIFESTO October thematic will be tackling the way we (architects and others) are able to express a vision thanks to words via a manifesto. We thus proposed...

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