Just over a hundred years ago, one particular architect in Helsinki had notable financial success with his exuberantly romantic apartment buildings.
Several new trends in housing production are worrying experts, as these trends are compromising dwellers’ health and well-being as well as the longevity of the apartments. Researchers at the Tampere University School of Architecture compiled different aspects of housing design quality into a checklist.
We asked four architects who work with housing design to send us an image of an ideal home or a good dwelling.
Historian of architecture Barnabas Calder traces the architectural history and future from the point of view of energy.
How could the design professionals be better involved in resolving increasing environmental crises and reducing the negative impact of construction on the environment? The concept of posthumanism offers new viewpoints for the organisation of the field.
The ever-worsening climate crisis places the built environment at the center of politics and ecological reconstruction of society, where architecture plays a central role. The question remains, what the architecture of ecological reconstruction should be like?