Seeking to explore power as crucial factor in the design of the built environment, we will look at energy systems and related objects, from sites of generation to spaces of consumption, from distribution networks to control rooms.

Tutors: Filip Geerts and Sanne van den Breemer
Director of Studies: Salomon Frausto

Contributors: Santiago Ardila, Juan Benavides, Daniella Camarena, Stef Dingen, Marco Fusco, Jack Garay Arauzo, Theodora Gelali, Shaiwanti Gupta, Hao Hsu, Marianthi Papangelopoulou, Felipe Quintero, Gent Shehu, Siyuan Wang


Yakuza in Japan is a crime business fully organised in its rankings, forming different syndicates not only to cover better the territories, but also to cover all kinds of different sectors in business, industry, politics, commerce and so on. Kodo-kai is one of yakuza’s branches described as a “financial mafia”, due to their focus on banking investment and real estate business.