Journal article

What is architectural research today and where is the ground?

Djordje Stojanovic

Serbian Architecture Journal | University of Belgrade Faculty of Architecture | Published : 2015

Abstract

Why make large structures from rubber bands with students of architecture? How does such an endeavour relate to architectural education? And if rubber band structures are neither buildings, nor models of buildings, but experiments of some sort, what kind of knowledge do they generate relevant to the construction industry and the built environment? These are some of the issues which have surfaced at the conference “ISSUES? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman” held in Belgrade on November 2013. They are related to a string of design research projects recently completed at the University of Belgrade - Faculty of Architecture and documented in the thematic volume of Serbian Architectural J..

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