Could this ultimately provide the seeds for a compelling and alternative approach to sustainable design Contributors include Barbara Ascher, Peter Buchanan, Karl Otto Ellefsen, David Jolly Monge, Lisbet Harboe, David Leatherbarrow, Areti Markopoulou, Philip Nobel, Rodrigo Rubio, S ren S S rensen, Defne Sunguro lu Hensel
Featured practices Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Rintala Eggertsson, SHoP, Studio Mumbai, TYIN tegnestue.
In his seminal essay of 1983, Kenneth Frampton redefined Critical Regionalism by calling for an intensely local approach to architectural design
It has been taken up worldwide by design professionals, researchers, educators and students alike
There exist, however, distinct and significant tendencies within this development that require further investigation
This issue of AD takes on this task by examining one of the most promising trajectories in this area, the rise of intensely local architectures
Today, Frampton s legacy is regaining relevance for a specific body of work in practice and education focused on the construction of experimental structures