An architectural exhibition catalog dedicated to our dystopian past and utopian tomorrow, throughout history, architects have always been striving for a better society; constructed with absolute order and perfection. The office buildings: the most pervasive building type, are also the most dystopic. No matter its guise, there is always a very little incentive for places of work to be anything but dreary factories that offer an arena for a series of illusions of success.
Since the dawn of time, people have been imagining a perfect world. Their desire for something better-promoted progress. This drive advanced and evolved society until we arrive at the world as it is today. Yet, despite our advancements, the world is still filled with dystopic traits." Even with all the marvels of technology, travel, and science, the world leaves much to be wanted. Many ideas of a perfect world are found in religious beliefs about Heaven. Love, peace, and streets paved in gold are just some of the very human attributes we give to our ideal reality; a Golden Age for humanity. Unfortunately, most of these visions do not occur in the real world. They either happen before, after or outside of time, in magical lands or some ethereal realm beyond human perception.
Through this exhibition, Built( )Unbuilt invites everyone to bridge the gap between what was built and what could be built.