(via Blank Space)
Blank Space and Volume are proud to announce the selected stories for ‘Storytelling Architecture’ – a breathtakingly diverse set of narratives collected from 5 years of architectural fairy tales submitted to Blank Space’s Fairy Tales competition.
The publication will be organized into the most pressing themes of our times and planet: Urbanism, Globalization, Equality, Sustainability and Technology. Explore the imaginations of fifty architects, artists, designers, and creators, from around the world, who dare to take a deeper look at architecture.
“Storytelling Architecture is a mind-bending collection of the most innovative and thought-provoking architectural narratives today – all in a large-format, hard cover book. We were approached by the founders of Volume to publish this retrospective edition last year, and were thrilled by the concept of creating a community around the book, before it was published, echoing the manner in which the stories were born from an open call to the Fairy Tales competition,” says Blank Space cofounder Matthew Hoffman.
The 5th annual Fairy Tales competition brought significantly more entries than previous years, submitted from more than 70 countries. Entries are currently being reviewed by an all-star jury that includes Bjarke Ingels, Elizabeth Diller, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Mayne, and more.
To accommodate the increased interest and participation this year, the publication funding deadline has been extended to April 12, to coincide with the selection of this years winners, who will be announced live at a special event in one of the most historic buildings in Washington D.C., the National Building Museum.
The event will provide an impressive backdrop to the Storytelling Architecture campaign. As an added benefit, all backers of the Storytelling Architecture campaign will receive a free ticket to the event.
Please visit the crowd-funding campaign here.
Selected Stories for ‘Storytelling Architecture’:
+10 winners from this year’s competition!