Between Space & Time

Transformable Architecture in Early Design Education


  • Negar Kalantar Texas A&M University
  • Alireza Borhani Texas A&M University


Within this tradition, what is built for being timeless should be remained the same, despite of the destructive effects of the weathering, natural erosion, processes of decadence, wear, or traces of use by people. One could say that the idea of “permanent” is generally evolved around the notion of being unaffected by the passage of time. Despite of the architectural ideology of permanence and suspending the presence of time, the forces of time and the inevitable processes of aging have been negatively threatened the classic architecture of the west.