DESIGNING FOR A BUILDING’S MANY LIVES: MEET DAVIDSON RAFAILIDIS

Originally published in Blueprint issue 362 and online at designcurial.com

Blueprint talks to Buffalo-based practice Davidson Rafailidis, whose work breathes new and flexible life into old structures

‘Here in Buffalo we’ve lived in hundred-year old houses and there are always signs of the past inhabitants,’ says Stephanie Davidson, one half of design studio Davidson Rafailidis with Georg Rafailidis. ‘We get daily reminders that your turn in the house is just one of a handful.’

Davidson’s musings on her home are typical of the studio’s thinking on architecture’s relationship with time, use and adaptability. The duo’s projects, both built and conceptual, express a keen awareness of a building’s many lives and the ways they can be used over time…

Originally published in Blueprint issue 362 and online at designcurial.com

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