New Investigations in Collective Form: The Open Workshop

New Investigations in Collective Form: The Open Workshop

by Neeraj Bhatia (Editor)

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Overview

New Investigations in Collective Form presents a group of design experiments by the design-research office The Open Workshop, that test how architecture can empower the diverse voices that make up the public realm and the environments in which they exist.

Today, society continues to face urban challenges – from economic inequality to a progressively fragile natural environment – that, in order to be addressed, require us to come together in a moment when what we collectively value is increasingly difficult to locate. Organized into five themes for producing collectivity – Frameworks, Articulated Surfaces, the Living Archive, Re-Wiring States, and Commoning – the projects straddle the fine line between the individual and collective, informal and formal, choice and control, impermanent and permanent.

With contributions by Neeraj Bhatia, Pier Vittorio Aureli, Peggy Deamer, Clare Lyster, Keith Krumwiede, Jenny Odell, Albert Pope, Rafi Segal, and Charles Waldheim.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948765169
Publisher: Actar
Publication date: 07/15/2019
Edition description: English Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Neeraj Bhatia is a licensed architect and urban designer from Toronto, and the founder of The Open Workshop.

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