What Role Do Materials and Construction Systems Play in Democratizing Architecture?

What Role Do Materials and Construction Systems Play in Democratizing Architecture? Wikkelhouse / Fiction Factory. Image Courtesy of Yvonne Witte Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983886/what-role-do-materials-and-construction-systems-play-in-democratizing-architecture “Architecture does not change anything. It’s always on the side of the wealthy.” With these words, Oscar Niemeyer referred to architecture as being a privilege mostly … Read more

The Expert Citizen: A Change of Perspectives in Participatory Design

The Expert Citizen: A Change of Perspectives in Participatory Design Sanjaynagar Slum Redevelopment Project – Technical team holding a meeting with members of the Slum Committee. Image Courtesy of Community Design Agency Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983107/the-expert-citizen-a-change-of-perspectives-in-participatory-design Participatory design is a democratic process that aims to offer equal input for all … Read more

What is Tactical Urbanism? | ArchDaily

What is Tactical Urbanism? Plaza de bolsillo en Santiago de Chile. Image © Intendencia Metropolitana, vía Plataforma Urbana Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/980981/tactical-urbanism-the-teleton-of-public-space Today, one of the most popular initiatives regarding public space, participatory design and activism in the city is the so-called citizen urbanism or tactical urbanism. The approach proposes … Read more