Archinect - News 2014-04-21T09:14:20-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/66105305/better-technology-does-not-equal-better-architecture Better technology does not equal better architecture Nam Henderson 2013-01-23T18:05:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T09:50:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qo/qoqhartccnnqv2n2.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>How can we let geriatrics design the future? There is a creeping conservatism in old age, Rogers and Piano&rsquo;s Pompidou was genuinely revolutionary, but that was in 1977, ever since then they've been riffing off the same ideas, with decreasing vitality...They are past retirement age and yet they march on, pulling out the same ideas over and over again, while the planet fawns obsequiously at their feet.</p></em><br /><br /><p> As part of Vice Future Week, Eddie Blake pens a critique of the current geriatric state of architecture. He believes that we must move beyond the tired designs of the past and embrace a new emerging architecture. The future of architecture is more co-operative, varied, often temporary and emphasizes "<em>the evolution of a building, rather than how it looks as a finished piece</em>".</p> <p> H/T <a href="https://twitter.com/sevensixfive/status/294202667117473792" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">sevensixfive</a></p>