2018 – 2017
SASHA BHAVAN

2017 was our first year in our new office, which we built ourselves exploring ways of building. Building processes will move towards and become more streamlined and product-based with prefabrication coming to the fore…

2018 – 2017
NIKOLA KNEZEVIC

When I first came in contact with 3D printer technology in 2001, it was a very expensive toy. 10 – 15 years later, home variants are available at affordable prices. This enables everybody to design and produce their own products. This trend…

2018 – 2017
IAN RITCHIE

There seems to have been an increasing focus on good design for social housing, especially in Asia and South America, which is a good thing. I do think architects will show more social responsibility in the future. Perhaps they may begin by…

2019 – 2018
SUHA OZKAN

In contemporary architectural idiom, it has been inevitable to follow western trend. Because the existing architectural education system, which is the source of questioning and forming creative minds for architecture, is rather shallow and repetitious. Still, the creative contributions as the nature…

2018 – 2017
GABRIELE CHIAVE

We, as Marcel Wanders, during 2017, saw a real shift toward consumers wanting immersive, multisensory experiences. That's why we crafted our interior designs to be destinations where guests can be transported within a journey of the senses. I think one of the…

2018 – 2017
CHRISTIANE BAUSBACK

2017 was all about digitalization, automation, artificial intelligence on the one hand and human-centered solutions, invisible technology and experience design on the other. Interestingly, two opposing trends, yet both emerged at the same time and have a different importance depending on the…

2018 – 2017
CECILIE MANZ

I'm not sure how to describe 2017, it's often easier to get the picture many years after an event. Thought, it seems there was a tendency towards more daring, bold, extravagant look than before. And, on the other hand, a direction pointing…

2018 – 2017
AYBARS AŞÇI

2017 was a pivotal year for my firm. We were awarded to be the global design architect for Avenues, a very prestigious private school company based in New York. We are now commissioned to design their Shenzhen campus in China. 2017 was…

2019 – 2018
UFUK TARHAN

There is no doubt that the world is on the eve of a new leap. Growing and aging, long-living but deteriorating population and developing technologies; the living forms that become easier on one hand, harder on the other hand, as well as…

2019 – 2018
MELISSA STERRY

On the surface of it, 2018 was a relatively uneventful, if not somewhat disappointing year for design and architecture, for all too often consumed with quantity not quality of conversation, the sectors' print and digital press tended to circulate one too many…