Relationships, Behaviours, Interfaces and Modes of Operation

Areti Markopoulou

The next architectural design, is the one of enabling the design of relationships, behaviours, interfaces and modes of operation that endures beyond construction.


Left Le Corbusier, La ville radieuse, 1930-31
Right IAAC Active Public Space-Smart Street Hotel, D.Carson, A.Díaz de León, D.Luna, P.Nagula, 2012

Our buildings and cities will need new interfaces to communicate with the environment and embedded systems of performance that do not rely on existing urban infrastructures. It is only then, that architecture becomes a new alive agent in a continuous dialogue with the environment and the users.