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5:15pm EST January 31

Ivi Diamantopoulou & Jaffer Kolb: Forever, for now

Ivi Diamantopoulou
Co-Director of New Affiliates

Jaffer Kolb
Co-Director of New Affiliates

Forever, for now

We are increasingly interested in designing around architecture’s strange timespans, where the apparent speeds of design and construction (think fast! design efficiently!) produce works of perceived longevity and permanence. New ethics around reuse, maintenance, and economies of means encourage us to look at material life cycles as well as industrial and disciplinary by-products to extend their possibilities. This talk scans several of our recently completed and ongoing projects to find new logics and orientations around “reuse” through public work, through temporal considerations, and through practice at large.