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Discussion first day

Discussion first day

This video was recorded at MAO Not More Not Less: Symposium on exploring the wiggle room of contemporary architectural practice. With regard to its immanent powers, architecture today seems to be both under-challenged and over-charged at the same time. This biomorphic paradigm has reduced architecture's potential to just dealing with issues concerning geometry, form-making, and manufacturing, whilst depriving it of any political impact. On the other hand, there is a programmatic notion of practice which reduces architecture to a predominantly political project, ignoring the fact that a building must eventually embody its contents through its tectonic and formal definition. At a time when the presence of architecture appears to be both larger than life (given its symbolical value as a media... Show More
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