The history of spolia dates back to the collapse of Ancient Rome and following propaganda of the Christian church. Nowadays, it could serve as a tool for repurposing building components, particularly when it comes to our endangered, post-1950s building stock.
What is currently the most interesting development trend in wood architecture? We asked architects who work with wood what kind of wood architecture they envision in the future.
Urban densification is often executed at the expense of urban woodlands, which the local residents do not always like, nor is it ecologically sustainable. Interwoven problems can be solved by expanding the sphere of care to the more than human worlds.
Concept: Moratorium – “What if the resources spent on conventional construction were to be redirected?”
In the Finnish discussion on architecture, the concept of a moratorium is particularly topical with the current heated debate on the fate of our modern buildings. Today’s discussion on climate change seems to boil down to a sense of urgency.