There are 2 types of architects, those who follow current trends, and those who design for the future. The latter are guided by timeless morals that make their designs last through time, and still be seen as iconic decades after.
Frank Lloyd Wright has proved to be part of the second group, leaving us examples such as the Falling Water in Pennsylvania, or the Johnson and Son headquarters in Racine, IL. But, how do you spot which architect was part of what group? (more…)
Every single architecture student knows what lectures are taking place in, at least, 3 architecture schools: AA of London, HU-GSD in Cambridge and, hopefully, their own school. Since I recently moved to Boston for my Master of International Marketing, I decided to pick up on my architecture background and attend as many architecture lectures as possible. My first lecture of this year, yesterday: “Housing…What next?” at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
The lecture was organized as an opening for the current exhibition in the Harvard School of Design Hall, “Living Anatomy” is hosting. Four architects, with different approaches, talked about what housing was and is, and try to call out that architects should put more effort in its theoretical and formal development. (more…)
By the end of March 2014 a lecture by Ethel Baraona left be thinking about the possibilities of 3D Printers and Creative Commons project could do to: furniture, games and even HOUSES!