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After a very successful first edition of the participatory book ‘What is the future of architecture?’ we are very happy to announce our decision to do it again and present – ‘What is the future of architecture? II’!

The future of architecture is a participatory book project, initiated by Crap is Good. The book consists of and depends on participation and collaboration. It is entirely independent from funds, sponsoring or organizational support and therefore relies completely on its concept. The project experiments with collective authorship and alternative ways of (crowd-) funding.

Going through the answers we’ve gotten last year, we can say there are some recurring assumptions, a red line weaving its way through the book. The book, consisting of 53 very different takes on the same question – ‘What is the future of architecture?’ – takes us from fiction stories to a philosophical email discussion, through series of images and photography, to science-fiction and poetry. While leafing through, often a blurry image would come to mind, an imaginative glimpse of the future.

With the same motivation as last year, we are in search for all possible takes on the question ‘What is the future of architecture?’. We have invited a series of innovative architectural practices, thinkers and theoreticians to share their view on this impossible question and are looking forward to receive yours as well. Your submission can be a text or essay, a single image, a series of photographs, drawings, a short story, it can be symbolic or poetic, rational or fiction but relevant non the less, with a maximum of 5 pages (A4).

The concept is simple, to submit your answer you pay a registration fee of 20€, this registration fee will get you a copy of the book delivered to your doorstep! We are still unsure wether we will be able to publish all of the submissions we receive, but the chances are pretty high. (In last years edition we where able to print all of them), but even if your answer is not in there, you will still receive the book. The book ‘What is the future of architecture? II’ will also be available in a selection of bookshops around the world.

 

Thank you all!!

The deadline has officially expired but the form will remain open till the end of the week (sunday 05 october, 2013) for those who are slightly late.

 

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You can find a caption of last years answers at the ‘Archive‘ section of this website, the invited submissions are marked with a small square. Our previous edition  has been reviewed by Uncube magazine, Manystuff, Mono Kultur, No.Zines, and many others.

For any further questions, collaborations or press inquiries, you can reach us by email on: info (at) the-future-of (dot) org

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Answers

After you submit your answer (and we have some time to process it) it will appear here. The answers marked with a small square are invited. Last years answers you can fnd in the Archive

Tiago Torres-Campos

10-09-2013

Sophia Vyzoviti

03-09-2013

Stijn Jonckheere

31-08-2013

Patrick Grime

31-08-2013

Florian Berner

30-08-2013

Stavros Koumoutsos

30-08-2013

Alan Powell

30-08-2013

Nick Chadde & Dominik Mederer

30-08-2013

Maxim Nasab

30-08-2013

Jia Gu

30-08-2013

Ida Tam

30-08-2013

Cristobal Gonzalez

07-08-2013

Pez Estudio

06-08-2013

Kia Tasbihgou

10-07-2013

Lorenzo Sandoval

25-06-2013

Collectif ETC

23-06-2013

Santiago Cirugeda

23-06-2013

Ethel Baraona Poll

23-06-2013

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THANK YOU ALL!! The deadline has officially expired.

To pre-order the book, just pass trough PayPal below and don’t forget to leave your shipping address. If all goes to plan the book should be there for Christmas.

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