Young Architects 7

Situating

Architectural League of New York, Keller Easterling, Anne Rieselbach

     5 × 7 in (12.7 × 17.8 cm)
Paperback
176 pages
350 color illustrations, 20 b/w illustrations
Publication date: 5/6/2006
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781568985732


Architecture has become an increasingly multidisciplinary profession, where concepts, techniques, and materials are readily shared with other disciplines, and the many ways an architect can define and address a design problem has redefined the role of the architect. 'situating' implies a wide-ranging approach to all phases of design, creating a more dynamic understanding of site and open-ended work that both acknowledges existing conditions and allows for mutability and change over time. In Young Architects 7: Situating, young architects were asked to broaden the concept of 'siting' to include the 'situating' of an architectural problem.

The winners of the competition--Greg Kochanowski, ROEWU Architecture, Lateral Architecture, Dan Hisel Design, LinOldham Office, and Interboro--responded to these questions with answers as distinct as they are creative.


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