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Young Architects 11

Foresight

Architectural League of New York, The

$24.95

     5 × 7 in (12.7 × 17.8 cm)
Paperback
176 pages
350 color illustrations, 20 b/w illustrations
Publication date: 5/1/2010
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781568988870


Foresight is the eleventh in an annual series of publications that features the best young practicing architects as selected by the Architectural League of New York in their annual Young Architects competition. This year's theme, "Foresight," refers to an ability to survey, research, and engage the present toward particular, desired outcomes in the future. Our lives are inundated by forecasts about the world climate, the economy, sociopolitical trends, the housing market's rise and fall, and all kinds of bubbles bursting. Everyone has become an expert in predicting the future, just as the very idea of a better future has, for the first time in recent memory, come into question. The competition winners--Bureau E.A.S.T., Ether Ship, ex.studio, Fake Industries, Frida Escobedo Lopez, and Phu Hoang Office--present forward-thinking projects that imagine an effective role for architecture in the future.


Introduction by Anne Rieselbach

Anne Rieselbach is the Program Director at the Architectural League of New York

Foreword by Jesse Reiser
Jesse Reiser has been practicing architecture with Nanako Umemoto as Reiser + Umemoto, RUR architecture since 1986. He currently teaches at Princeton University. He is also the author of Princeton Architectural Press's Atlas of Novel Tectonics.


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