‘STRIP — rethinking our routes’ was a debate organised by KSU in collaboration with SACES during Nature Week held between the 6th and 12th February.
In a day and age where constant productivity is expected, leisure in its conventional form is greatly valued but few have the time for it so why shouldn’t the city, in particular community spaces, evoke a new kind of leisure through the spatial experience that we get through a multi sensory journey. This idea is no romantic indulgence, as written in A Theory of the Human Environment Eugene Victor Walter; “A place has no feelings apart from humane experience there. A place is a location of experience.”
It has almost become self-implicit that good architecture has to be timeless. However this term may be used so loosely not even knowing why a building is revered to as timeless. There are a multitude of arguments about this concept in design but only recently have I discovered individuals who have attempted to explore the other side.