Posts Tagged ‘design’

#Notopia is the loss of identity and cultural vibrancy – a global pandemic of generic buildings. Let’s design with care to human scale and understanding of spaces between buildings. Let’s make places at street level, places of exchange, dialogue, and delight! Advertisements


The role of utopian thinking in architectural and urban design has always been fundamental. Utopian thinking is about breaking the limits and constraints and building a new visionary based on desirable values, this is when the thinker engages the most challenging issues the human society faces. Suggesting solutions for human terrestrial salvation, not necessarily feasible […]


Illustration for “معماری آگاه/Conscious Architecture” blog, by Milad Zabeti


Highly recommended! Review the history of Modernism through a hilarious tale! “From Bauhaus to our house” is a book written by Tom Wolfe, American author, journalist and satirist. The book is a 1981 funny narrative of Modern Architecture in the context of the U.S. which describes “compounds” of architects and movements established by them. Wolfe […]


Less is Enough!

08May14

The book “Less is Enough; On Architecture and Asceticism”, written by Pier Vittorio Aureli is a must read for architects who are interested in the notion and origin of minimalism and its catchphrase ‘less is more’ and the impact of economic recession on today’s architecture. The idea which implied that beauty could only arise through […]


Primary definitions and the story behind this concept! Situationist International: “Was an international organization of social revolutionaries, the exclusive membership of which was made up of avant-garde artists, intellectuals, and political theorists, active from its formation in 1957 to its dissolution in 1972.” Guy Debord: “Was a French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, member of the […]


  A design proposal for a cultural center in South Cadbury, England! By /DEFIGN/ Architectural Group! Milad Zabeti, Tannaz Monfaredzadeh