15-10-18 // BRICK, BRICK! WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE?
BOARD contributed with an interview and several projects, such as Mari and Lyn, A Unique Moment, Home Outside, Office and Hotel Room, High and Dry, and Out of the Woods to the publication “Brick, Brick! What do you want to be?”.
The following interview with Bernd Upmeyer on “Architectural Material” appears in the publication:
DAMDI: What is material to an architect (or to you)?
Bernd Upmeyer: To me material is usually the final physical manifestation and embodiment of an idea or a concept for a project. In most cases, and especially in architectural competitions, it is the last thing that has to be decided on. What I am interested in is that the material of a project is as tightly as possible related to the original idea of a project, and translates this original idea into the space as literally as possible. Only then, I believe, a material acquires a bigger meaning and develops the power to create objects, spaces, and shelters that support and improve our lives, which is at the end of the day the most basic function of architecture and design…
… the entire interview can be read in Writings.
Pages 88 and 89
Title: Brick, Brick! What Do You Want to Be?
Contribution: Interview, projects
Author: Bernd Upmeyer, BOARD
Date: October 2018
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Pages: 88 – 108