RAPS: Radicality UWE Bristol Videolink

RAPS: Radicality UWE Bristol Videolink

Videos of the first RAPS conference on September 17-18 2021 in Bristol including the keynotes by SUPERFLEX and by ROTOR are now available on the RAPS website at https://www.rapsresearch.com/conference.

Conference Session titles/themes:

  • Green Dream
  • NOT Building
  • Ecological Entanglements
  • Architect as Activist in Practice
  • Architect as Activist in Education
  • Utopian Realism

The RAPS project aims to explore, imagine and radically shift conceptualisations of architecture practice for sustainability. Our premise comes from our interest in understanding how we get to and overcome ‘the root of something’ and how radical architecture can manifest and thrive in its multiple and many modes that shift current dominant paradigms of evidence based and quantifiable measures to deliver sustainable outcomes. A radical approach specifically aims to uncover root causes as opposed to surface explanations, viewing ecological problems as rooted primarily in socio-political notions of nature, multispecies activity and needs, building and not building, activating and resisting as well as entangling (Ehrenfeld 2013).

For more information about RAPS (Radical Architecture Practice for Sustainability)
see all RAPS related pages on this website: http://www.arena-architecture.eu/tag/raps/