Architecture of Consequence shows that architecture can play a part in formulating solutions to widespread global problems, and help to build a more sustainable future. The NAI calls on designers, principals and policymakers to seize this opportunity and become a force for positive change.
The human race is facing a number of colossal challenges. The way we deal with, and think about food, health, energy, space, time, social connections and (economic) value has become distorted. And now, the tide must turn. Architecture and spatial planning can be instrumental in redefining our attitudes because the design and planning of our living environment touches on so many of these concerns.
The NAI draws attention to a young generation of designers working with these themes and using the potentials they present to design a way forward. Whether their proposals appear modest at times or utopian, they always express wholehearted confidence in the future. And this is what underpins NAI's agenda for the future: Architecture of Consequence, a programme presenting the designers' projects and ideas.
Programme NAI Platform
Since 2009 the themes of Architecture of Consequence were leading for a divers programme of research, discussion and action. Search the online database using the hyperlinks above or in the side bar.
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