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Oslo Architecture Triennale
Behind the Green DoorThis publication will be presented on April 23rd at the DAC (Copenhagen) in the presence of WBA.This book is a dense, richly illustrated critical portrait of the current green wave in architectural design. It addresses the concrete consequences and paradoxes of the strive for sustainability which marks our time. Drawing on a one-year long investigation carried out for the Oslo Architecture Triennale, it presents and contextualizes the 600 objects gathered for the main exhibition (building models, samples, software demo's, specialized construction tools, campaign posters, footage of lobbyist gatherings, ...).As a secondary layer of content, the book contains multiple short reflexions by more than hundred experts (prominent architects, critics, scholars...), who were invited to add comments to the original manuscript.