Hindsight may be 20/20, but the picture is not so clear when looking to the future. What will be the biggest issues facing the profession in the coming years? How will new materials and new technology transform our buildings and our cities? And will the way we teach and train architects change? The following features offer some predictions.
Click through the following slides to read some forward-looking thoughts from Patrik Schumacher, Odile Decq, David Adjaye, Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill, Bjarke Ingels, Alejandro Aravena, Tatiana Bilbao, Toshiko Mori, Díebédo Francis Kéré, Gregg Pasquerelli, Shohei Shigematsu, Jeanne Gang, Greg Lynn, Meng Yan, and Sou Fujimoto.
Walk into any of the 154 architecture schools certified by the National Architectural Accrediting Board and you are likely to encounter students working long hours in the design studio, learning their craft in small groups through desk crits and pinups.