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International Journal of Contemporary Architecture ”The New ARCH“ Vol. 1, No. 2 (2014) ISSN 2198-7688
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A WORD FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF




Nowadays, when numerous online portals overwhelm
us with daily news about architecture from all over the
globe, and having an impression that we must not miss
anything (or must stay up to date), we are mostly under
pressure to quickly flip through pictures of various new
projects, without taking time to really deal with them.

Well, we have decided to choose another way.
In our editorials, we are pursuing to focus on a single
particular theme, an architect or a project and to write
about rather isolated from news and influences we are
facing with day by day.

Our intention is to acknowledge the coexistence of
diverse both methodologies and ideas on the way to
new architectural language creation. Aside from cliché,
when we talk about a project or architect, we are trying
to not only focus on a built object, but rather on the
design and research processes, which architect has been
used.
In this issue we are taking you to France. We would like
to introduce you two architects from Paris and their very
Founding Editor & Editor–In–Chief special arts of dealing with sustainability.
Architect Marina Stosic
On two different scale projects, Philippe Rahm shows us
his very individual design strategies. The same
fundamental method applied to two different cultures
and climates. Same method, but different approaches.
His colleague Mirco Tardio from DTA architectes talks
with us about their studies of Paris suburbs and
searching for a right answer on rising density, with a
strong emphasis on environmental friendly architecture.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will
never fail you – Frank Lloyd Wright
So, take time and enjoy reading …

















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