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Architecture, the pandemic and the future of design: Sergey Makhno

12-05-2020

Architecture, the pandemic and the future of design: Sergey Makhno

In only a few months, everything has changed completely. Even the world of architecture. In search of possible new scenarios, Floornature opens the discussion of a new approach to design for a time of public health emergency, publishing a series of interviews with architects all over the world. How are the big studios organising their work, and what has been the impact of the current situation on smaller architectural practices? What does it mean to design infrastructure, cultural centres and living spaces while avoiding social contact? Might the resilience we seek in buildings also be applicable to the profession of architect? Here are the architects’ responses, some in text form and others in videos, in the usual style of our portal.

Sergey Makhno’s Shkrub: twelve stories about a house with a thatched roof

26-02-2020

Sergey Makhno’s Shkrub: twelve stories about a house with a thatched roof

Sergey Makhno presents Shkrub, the house he designed for himself and his family, with an important note that should sound as a warning for today’s residential architecture: "The more thoroughly you try to create the perfect interior, the more it looks like one for staying overnight rather than living". The description of Shrkub on the architect’s website tells twelve stories about “a house where the main thing is not the colour of the floor, but the kids' noise. From which, by the way, you cannot hide despite all the tricks of planning“.