AUTHOR: Sascha Roesler
CONTEXT: Sascha Roesler in conversation with Prof. Momoyo Kaijima and Prof. Maarten Delbeke, in the frame of the Ring Lecture Series in FS 2020, curated by Prof. Momoyo Kaijima (IEA) in collaboration with Prof. Laurent Stalder and the Institute gta, D-ARCH, ETH Zurich, Sep. 22, 2020
KEYWORDS: Architectural Ethnography, Epidemiology, Covid-19, Architecture
Covid-19 has and will deeply effect our lives and the way we live, at the scale of architecture as well as at the scale of the city. While the disease is invisible to the eye, the fear and danger it encompasses leave traces – both spatially and physically – questioning our current understanding of design and the way our lives have been structured through technology throughout the course of the 20th century. Before projecting new forms of living and designing, the lecture series takes this moment of transition to simply ask: Where do we stand?