Issue #9 New Knowledge – New Practices?

November 24, 2011
Issue #9 New Knowledge – New Practices?

In pre-modern epochs, renewal of practice was always initiated by looking backwards, as a return to the fundamentals. The cult of the new/young first came with modernity. Are young offices still obsessed with the ideas of idols, former employers and teachers? Or are young practices in architecture today considered to be especially innovative? Are they generating new knowledge or just recycling winning formulas? If truly innovative new practices still exist, from what fields of knowledge do they get their...
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Call for submissions, Conditions Issue #10: GOSSIP

November 24, 2011

What is the function of gossip in architecture? Let’s face it, architects don’t openly criticize or debate each other’s work in public; they prefer to gossip within their chosen networks, aiding social bonding through subtle passive aggression. Gossip has always been around in architecture as one of the oldest ways of sharing, maneuvering and convincing. But how does it manifest itself today within the instant culture of internet and social media? What is the role of gossip in contemporary...
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Conditions at FFAR

November 7, 2011
Conditions at FFAR

Björn Ehrlemark from Conditions will participate in a debate in Stockholm November 12th. The event is a collaboration between San Rocco Architectural Magazine and FFAR forum för arkitektur.
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Learning from Las Vegas

October 20, 2011
Learning from Las Vegas

Illustration by CONDITIONS with Efisio Pitzalis
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