Archinect - News 2014-10-31T09:32:05-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/41177628/architecture-school-1990-2012-the-future-that-is-now Architecture School 1990-2012: The Future That Is Now Places Journal 2012-03-12T16:32:00-04:00 >2012-03-19T05:03:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ho/hodelhdar5bilpc8.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It is possible to say without too much exaggeration that we now inhabit a version of the future William Gibson first described 25 years ago.... an accumulation of smaller changes, the consequences of which are subtle and all-pervasive as technology has increasingly lodged in unanticipated aspects of our lives. As Gibson has observed, the actual future is often more nuanced and unexpected than the imagined future.</p></em><br /><br /><p> In a chapter from the new book&nbsp;<a href="http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&amp;tid=12869" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architecture School</em></a> (MIT Press), edited by Joan Ockman, Princeton School of Architecture Dean Stan Allen traces the history&nbsp;of architecture education over the past two decades&nbsp;&mdash; as he says, a volatile period during which "rapid technological and social changes presented complex challenges to practice and education."</p>