NAi, Architecten, Ruimtelijke ordening, Architecture of Consequence, Beleid en visie, Opinie, Evenementen, Architectuur en stedenbouw, Social cohesion, Value creation, Lezingen en debatten | Chris Luth | 19 reactions | 06-11-2012
In Turkey, urban renewal turns out to be a euphemism for thoughtless demolition and new construction. People who’ve lived in their homes for generations are told they inhabit a slum that needs redevelopment. It’s often many years before they’re offered a much smaller apartment in a tower with very limited amenities in a new neighbourhood devoid of any context. And with a big debt on top of it. How do people then respond?
Architecture of Consequence, Social cohesion, Value creation | guest author | 6 reactions | 08-06-2012
Africa will experience the greatest growth of cities of the 21st century. How can it deal with the myriad of challenges and opportunities of rapid urbanisation? ArchiAfrika has taken up the challenge by launching a groundbreaking Educational Network for architecture on 4 June in Accra, Ghana. Former ArchiAfrika board member Antoni Folkers reports.
Architecture of Consequence, General | Evelien Pieters | 15 reactions | 23-04-2012
Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse of Inside Outside answered some questions about their inspirations, motivations and their take on Architecture of Consequence.
Architecture of Consequence, Social cohesion, Value creation | Evelien Pieters | 18 reactions | 04-04-2012
On Thursday 29 March, NAI director Ole Bouman gave a lecture during a seminar about Architecture and Social Responsibility in the National Museum for Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo. A comment from the audience triggered a spontaneous event, culminating in the first of, what might very well become, a series of propositions for a more sustainable future. Read Ole’s personal report.
Architecture of Consequence, General | Evelien Pieters | 26 reactions | 03-04-2012
We ask some excellent designers about their inspirations, motivations and their take on Architecture of Consequence. First up is Bjarke Ingels of BIG.
General | Sara Handstede | 20 reactions | 04-08-2011
Franciscans this month will have the chance to hear their leading
mayoral candidates tackle an always-volatile topic in their town, the
built environment, in a special forum discussion. The
forum doubles as the opening event in the chapter's Architecture and
the City Festival. The theme is Architecture of Consequence, which is also the name
of a festival exhibition at the AIASF offices at 130 Sutter St. that
will pair socially themed work by local firms with similarly ambitious
projects from the Netherlands Architecture Institute.
General | Martine Zoeteman | 20 reactions | 24-06-2011
An advisory board consisting of the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture (Fonds BKVB) and the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) has selected three research proposals from the 44 projects submitted in response to the open call Studio for Unsolicited Architecture. The three proposals will be developed over the coming months, with the joint support of the NAI and the Foundation.
General | Martine Zoeteman | 6 reactions | 03-06-2011
On klatmagazine.com: Lukas Feireiss about the upcoming exhibition Testify! The consequences of architecture at the Netherlands Architecture Institute: "The idea was to give voice to those that are usually excluded from the debate on space and architecture."
Testify! Design voor de 'Eichbaumoper', architects: Raumlaborberlin - Photo: Rainer Schlautmann
General | Martine Zoeteman | 21 reactions | 18-05-2011
The ‘Education’ series offers an overview of design-related training courses that focus on how architecture and urban planning can help to solve (pressing) contemporary social issues.
In this feature: Master Urban Emergencies in Delft (The Netherlands).
Urban Emergencies in Haïti
General | Martine Zoeteman | 12 reactions | 13-05-2011
The ‘Education’ series offers an overview of design-related training
courses that focus on how architecture and urban planning can help to
solve (pressing) contemporary social issues.
In this feature: Master in International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture in Barcelona (Spain).