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'Emptiness: The Potentials of Vacancy' Summer School Session

'Emptiness: The Potentials of Vacancy' Summer School Session
Photo: Daniel Vega Borrego
Photo: Daniel Vega Borrego

The school of architecture at IE University and TU Graz is putting on an intensive 8-day studio-based design workshop that will be held in Madrid, from July 6-13. This year’s program, titled “Emptiness: The Potentials of Vacancy”, will deal with the consequences and opportunities that derive from the gross overbuilding of the past decade. After years of construction-fueled euphoria, we are now confronted with the after-effects: a city riddled with empty masses, incomplete plans, and urban spaces hastily conceived and neither fully constructed nor consolidated. The moment is challenging and profoundly liberating; it is a crisis that demands creativity and gives us license to invent. For more information, please visit here.

Cite: Alison Furuto. "'Emptiness: The Potentials of Vacancy' Summer School Session" 16 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>
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