The issue opens with a rare, previously unpublished 1983 conversation between Norman Foster and Richard Buckminster Fuller, introduced by Tom Wright. The dialogue focuses on their last joint project, the Autonomous House, and reveals their pioneering approach to sustainability.
The architecture section features recent work by White Arkitekter, Wallmakers, Limbo Accra, Colectivo C733, Studio Gang, and Bjarke Ingels Group. From Sweden to India, Ghana to Mexico, and Denmark, this diverse selection presents potential solutions to contemporary social and environmental challenges. The focus is on the innovative aspects of the designers’ accomplishments, emphasizing their experiments and futuristic elements that position them as crucial case studies for the future.