Agenda : Julien de Smedt Architects / [editors, Jesse Seegers... et al.].Barcelona : Actar, 2009.
544 p. : il.
Julien de Smedt Architects.
Arquitectura - Siglo XXI.
Biblioteca A-72 SMEDT AGE
Rather than a definitive direction, our agenda is a definitive attitude - of eagerness, enthusiasm, and optimism, of criticality and concern, of fun and inquiry. It is a directive, a motivation to act, at times without clear knowledge of where our agenda will lead. “Change,” the buzzword of the last U.S. presidential campaign, is the order of the day, and the task of "Agenda" is to explore what kind of change will be needed if architects are to assume a political and social agency in this new landscape.
Bringing together diverse forms of content, "Agenda" is a product of vigilant observation, introspection, and engagement with outside thinkers and collaborators - artists, curators, politicians, authors, economists, journalists, developers, educators, and architects.
Contributions from: Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lars von Trier, Bruce Sterling, Ernesto Neto, Pascal Smet, Michael Speaks, Geoff Manaugh, Brendan McGetrick, Barbara Vanderlinden, Sozyone Gonzalez, Angelo Consoli, Bruno Brunet, Hans Ibelings, Tom Avermaete, Robert Winkel, Eric Corijn, Roland Legrand, Hugh Maaskant, Cleon Peterson, Albert Ravestein, Seleção Brusseleira.
Agenda Book Launch: A book by JDS Architects
Storefront for Art and Architecture, 2009-12-10