Questions Academics and Architects Should Be Asking

What we should be doing in the discovery/planning process is asking some really absurd questions:

  • What if the library we are planning now becomes a humanities classroom building in the future?
  • What if we did not think about flexibility as though everything had to turn on a dime?
  • What if we had a better sense of the cadence of planning spaces across campus?
  • What if used this kind of early design process to come to an understanding of who owns the spaces, to break down the territoriality on a campus?
  • What if…?

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