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How to Rebuild Architecture

How to Rebuild Architecture
How to Rebuild Architecture, © Olivier Schrauwen via the NYTimes
© Olivier Schrauwen via the NYTimes

Architect Steven Bingler and architectural journalist Martin C. Pedersen fear that architecture is loosing its credibility. In their recent op-ed on the New York Times, the pair claims that our profession’s biggest challenge is regaining public trust by reconnecting architecture with its users. Referencing his mother’s aversion to a student-built affordable housing project that he considered a “bold statement of design,” Bingler believes the key to salvaging the profession is for architects to stop dismissing and start listening to the general public’s take on architecture.

"The question is, at what point does architecture's potential to improve human life become lost because of its inability to connect with actual humans?" Read the complete article, here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "How to Rebuild Architecture" 16 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/578313/how-to-rebuild-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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