Agricultural Mountain by Collective DOSE, © Grupo IUT: Nuno Cruz, Bruno Gomes, Antunio Lopes

Performance Architecture

July 2012

From Guimaraes to elsewhere
Architecture has on the whole been obsessed with the concept of permanence since forever. But of late there are changes afoot that present a distinct message that this outdated attitude has seen the light and that architecture is en route to becoming exactly what it needs to be in the here and now. By tuning into the current era and addressing the needs of the public arena, it has been discovered that temporal, resourceful, collective, joyful interventions are what are called for, and that’s exactly what is being done.