Plat 3.0 Call for Submissions-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, January 6, 2012

Plat 3.0 Call for Submissions

Deadline: 14 February 2012

Plat 3.0 invites projects, images, essays, and manifestos, including scholarly papers, photographs, drawings, prints, media projects, and philosophical explorations of the discursive opportunities which emerge in the wake of collective disruption. Free from the constraints of the established doctrine, architectural and urban practice find new frontiers where experimentation is not only allowed, but demanded—where breakdown, crisis or destruction produces new, lasting thresholds for architecture. In these moments:

What are the limits of urgency and agency?
Where is the relationship between speed and production? When can architecture extend the potentials of the boiling point to make lasting change?
What was yesterday unimaginable is now perfectly plausible in the call for action embedded in disruption.

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