The State of Architecture at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Bernard Tschumi, Irene Cheng
The Monacelli Press
ISBN 1580931340

In March 2003, Bernard Tschumi convened forty of the world’s architectural designers and theorists (Elizabeth Diller, Peter Eisenman, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl, Rem Koolhaas, Greg Lynn, Winy Maas, Thom Mayne, Ben van Berkel, Mark Wigley, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, and many others) for a conference at Columbia University. The exceptional array was asked to predict the conversations and directions of architectural practice in the twenty-first century. Speakers addressed the categories of current architectural discourse (form, aesthetics, material, detail, politics) and questioned their future validity. more