From: Craig Stott

The future of architecture will be an architecture of response. Architecture can no longer be about single idiosyncratic buildings designed by an individual. Instead, architecture needs to step up and consider the city as a cohesive whole.

Cities are not designed, they are emergent. They grow, evolve and adapt to their surroundings. Architecture must do the same. It must be allowed to do the same, thus permitting architects to do what they do best; Critically Think.

The future is urban. The future is about innovation to overcome depletion. In short, the future is about survival. Architecture is a major proponent. That isn’t to say the future is a desolate dystopia, if responsive architecture is fully realized then a utopia (of sorts) is possible…

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