The cost of modularization – or what not to modularize

It is in a way fascinating, I myself an advocate for modularization come more and more often across projects where it would be the totally wrong approach due to cost and timing issues. While we all know, modularization allows us to change usages in the future, e.g. in architecture or urban planning, increase product variability … Continue reading The cost of modularization – or what not to modularize

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Cities that never have been built – sometimes for the better

Every time I visit Paris I am positively surprised that even though the city center has undergone countless transformations over time, it still kept its human scale. In the past, many architects and city planners have, as for most other cities or urban developments, proposed radical changes to Paris. From brutalist architecture to garden cities … Continue reading Cities that never have been built – sometimes for the better