a glossary of people

by massimois

Alejandro Aravena

“we have never taught the right thing in architecture”

https://www.dezeen.com/2016/01/13/alejandro-aravena-interview-pritzker-prize-laureate-2016-social-incremental-housing-chilean-architect/

 

Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley

-Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design (2016).

“the world has developed an ability to watch everything yet do nothing.

This lack of action is also being designed. Neglect has been shaped”

(Colomina and Wigley: 2016,  84)

 

Elizabeth Dori Tunstall

Design Anthropology is a discipline focused on how design translates values into tangible experiences, such that it respects other ways of being in the world.

it is a methodology of respectful design. To develop design approaches based on cultural respect, not just social responsibility.

https://nowtoronto.com/art-and-books/art/the-plan-to-decolonize-design/

 

Patrik Schumacher

the Pritzker Prize has been “mutated” into a humanitarian design award, by doing so architecture loses its specific societal task and responsibility; architectural innovation is replaced by the demonstration of noble intentions and the discipline’s criteria of success and excellence dissolve in the vague do-good-feel-good pursuit of ‘social justice”.

http://www.designmena.com/thoughts/patrik-schumacher-says-the-pritzker-prize-has-mutated-into-a-prize-for-humanitarian-work

 

Steven Hiller and Veronique Vienne

-Citizen Designer: Perspectives on Design Responsibility (2003), edited by Steven Heller and Veronique Vienne which focuses on the consequences of our actions.

“a designer must be professionally, culturally, and socially responsible for the impact his or her design has on citizenry”.