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Shaping the Future: What to Consider When Designing for Children

09:30 - 6 September, 2018
© Kyungsub Shin
© Kyungsub Shin

Le Corbusier stated in his seminal text, Towards a New Architecture, that “...man looks at the creation of architecture with his eyes, which are 5 feet 6 inches from the ground.” Logical and rational codes such as this form the standard for much of architectural production - but of course, these "norms" are as constructed as architecture itself. This particular standard is especially irrelevant when designing for children, for whom the adult-centric assumptions of architecture do not and should not apply.

© Katsuhisa Kida © Antoine Espinasseau © John Donat RIBA Library Photographs Collection © Dorte Mandrup + 24

10 Incredible Works of Architecture Photographed in Fall: The Best Photos of the Week

14:00 - 23 November, 2017
Cortesía de VIPP
Cortesía de VIPP

September 22nd marked the start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. This season of the year is excellent for architectural photography due to the effects of nature, which delights us with wonderful red and orange foliage. To mark the beginning of this season, we have created a selection of 10 works captured in fall by prominent photographers such as Francisco Nogueira, Jorge López Conde, and Steve Montpetit.

Cortesía de Matter Design + FR|SCH © Roger Frei © Roland Halbe Cortesía de Format Elf Architekten + 11

Five Fields Play Structure / Matter Design + FR|SCH

14:00 - 28 February, 2017
Five Fields Play Structure / Matter Design + FR|SCH, Courtesy of Matter Design + FR|SCH
Courtesy of Matter Design + FR|SCH

Courtesy of Matter Design + FR|SCH Courtesy of Matter Design + FR|SCH Courtesy of Matter Design + FR|SCH Courtesy of Matter Design + FR|SCH + 40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lexington, MA, United States
  • Matter Design

    Brandon Clifford
  • FR|SCH Projects

    Michael Schanbacher
  • Area

    115.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2016