Architectural theory has long sought to entertain people with the concept of utopia; the ideal city. The advances in modernism have left us considering our place as curators of such a place.
Following the enlightening Renaissance and later on the ornamental and graceful Rococo period, there was a need to analyse, extract and distill the essence of Antiquity in search of truth and purity.
How does Shigeru Ban’s Furniture House serve as an example of vernacular Japanese architecture in transition between tradition and modernism?
Underdevelopment is a sincere political problem that many countries face and attempt to solve. This essay explores some causes of underdevelopment and argues on the efficiency of certain strategies.