Diktyotopia: Knowledge Without Borders

author: Wardak Feda, Collectif Aman Iwan
published: March 21, 2016,   recorded: February 2016,   views: 37
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Promoting committed, trans-disciplinary creation through local-scale and participatory actions.

Freedom of creation is constrained by modern societies’ standards and regulations. Architects are supposed to think and challenge but have become tools of execution. They are subjugated to politics, instead of being actors of it. Architecture tends to homogenise itself in a trend of unquestionned thoughts and actions.

Aman Iwan proposes an alternative and committed architecture, where returning to fundamental principles, sharing knowledge and focus on a local scale seem essential. Create architecture for the people, by the people, preserving vernacular knowledge and ways of living through an global network associating micro-scale systems. Exchanging, rather than imposing - in order to learn from each other. Working with other disciplines, and not confronting them. This process of intervention concretely translates locally into observation, diffusion and action, in a defined time scale and keeping in mind the importance of local context, knowledge, culture, and organisation.

More about the project HERE.

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