Topic Housing

The ongoing conversation about housing speculates on design’s capacity to address a range of disparate agendas and priorities. Investigations imagine housing as a central agent of change, responding to international, generational, cultural, demographic, psychological, and environmental issues in order to develop a more inclusive and sustainable engagement moving forward.

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Habitation in Extreme Environments

The extreme climatic conditions of the North introduce a design paradox for architects. The fragile environmental conditions require incisive designs that respond to irregular loading from strong winds, heavy snowfalls, avalanche risk zones, and extreme cold. These phenomena are often instantaneous, sudden, and unpredictable. Risk…

exhibition dates: FEB 2 – MAR 22, 2015

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Living Anatomy: An Exhibition About Housing

Living Anatomy brings together a selection of projects that demonstrate innovative solutions for housing in urban contexts. The exhibition focuses on a 50-year period from 1965 to 2015 that witnessed the waning of Modernism and the ensuing controversy about its legacy. Housing was a central…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – NOV 13, 2015

The Incidents

Freedom of Use

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal are known for an architecture that privileges inhabitants’ freedom and…

August 2015

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A Non-Urban Apparatus: Winner of the Clifford Wong Housing Prize

Macro As an endeavour to regain the agency, productivity and economic independence of the Chinese rural, the thesis proposes an alternative to the current trend in new development where farmer’s land ownership rights are overlooked and the centuries long connection to the ‘land’ is lost.

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – NOV 13, 2015