A system for water collection and a sloping green roofscape on top of deteriorating buildings by Yang Hua, © Image: Yang Hua.

Wills & Ways

August 2010

Columbia Building Intelligence Project
Architects and the building industry – what a happy couple. With entrenched adversarial positions the two sides more than often complain that their ‘partner’ just doesn’t understand them. A new initiative by the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation hopes to introduce some progressive relationship counselling and at the same put forward experimental ideas about ways of educating architects.