7.

The Future

 

Architecture has never been a profession that remains static. As new technologies, new theories, and new challenges arise, architects seek to find ways to integrate a new view of the world with the way that they design. Just as the design of architecture responds to the world around us, so too does the profession of architecture change.

Predicting the future of anything is generally a futile effort. Most predictions will be downright wrong, or certainly off the mark, when we look back at them. However, sometimes it is good to look at where we are and where we might be heading. There are things happening today that give us some sense of what the future might hold.

Digital architectures

In the last decade, with the increasing ...

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