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

Part 1: Catalogue and Lexicon

Based on both desk research and fieldwork survey, we selected, documented, and classified a set of reference projects according to five categories: the idealization of system, the failure of a system, the institutions, the concrete objects, and the public opinion. From these specific case studies, the aim is to identify general design principles with relevance to power, and explore potential types and scopes of associated architectural projects.

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