The Challenges Faced by Young Practices


The office of PALMA. Image © Marc Goodwin

The office of PALMA. Image © Marc Goodwin

Today, a new generation of architects is trying to tackle the challenges of contemporary society while navigating different hurdles within the profession. Emerging architects are redefining the values and focus of design in response to the various issues facing the contemporary built environment, such as sustainability, affordability and equity. At the same time, new practices are operating a within rapidly changing field in which the architect’s role is increasingly more ambiguous. The following explores the issues faced by young architects in their practice, as well as what they see as being architecture’s most significant challenges, that inherently shape their work in a contrasting way to that of their older peers.

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The Challenges Faced by Young Practices


The office of PALMA. Image © Marc Goodwin

The office of PALMA. Image © Marc Goodwin

Today, a new generation of architects is trying to tackle the challenges of contemporary society while navigating different hurdles within the profession. Emerging architects are redefining the values and focus of design in response to the various issues facing the contemporary built environment, such as sustainability, affordability and equity. At the same time, new practices are operating a within rapidly changing field in which the architect’s role is increasingly more ambiguous. The following explores the issues faced by young architects in their practice, as well as what they see as being architecture’s most significant challenges, that inherently shape their work in a contrasting way to that of their older peers.

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The Challenges Faced by Young Practices


The office of PALMA. Image © Marc Goodwin

The office of PALMA. Image © Marc Goodwin

Today, a new generation of architects is trying to tackle the challenges of contemporary society while navigating different hurdles within the profession. Emerging architects are redefining the values and focus of design in response to the various issues facing the contemporary built environment, such as sustainability, affordability and equity. At the same time, new practices are operating a within rapidly changing field in which the architect’s role is increasingly more ambiguous. The following explores the issues faced by young architects in their practice, as well as what they see as being architecture’s most significant challenges, that inherently shape their work in a contrasting way to that of their older peers.

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