STUDIO #17 COLLECTIVE is an architectural approach revealed in the 60s, created as an antidote to modernism in post-war reconstruction in Europe. It is a dream in the utopian architecture of the 70s and a dogma in the post-colonialist efforts of the 80s but a common practice in the era of mass communication, breaking all cultural boundaries around the world.
COLLECTIVE is an elevation of everyday architecture, without frills and attention-seeking attitude.
COLLECTIVE derives from shared values of citizens and professionals.
COLLECTIVE is an attitude that meets its objectives without pretentiousness.
COLLECTIVE is a process acquired from many ideas but from no one in particular.
COLLECTIVE is the city itself, created by the multitude of buildings, stratification of eras, artefacts and monuments.
STUDIO #17 COLLECTIVE wants to answer what are the COLLECTIVE best architectural practices, for the present and the upcoming future?
What are the COLLECTIVE practices that architects must pursue to create meaningful architectures and urban environments?
What are the established COLLECTIVE strategies which define COLLECTIVE values?
The call for papers defines the field of interest of an issue and produces a context in which to situate contributions.
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