Intersections | Anila Quayyum Agha | Via

Winner of both the public and juried vote of artprize 2014, pakistani artist Anila Quayyum Agha exercises the architecture of the grand rapids art museum in Michigan by infilling it with a dynamic interplay of shadow and light.‘Intersections’ comprises a 6.5-foot laser-cut wooden cube pierced with carefully crafted patterns and illuminated from the inside, which casts expansive, lace-like geometries onto the surrounding walls, ceiling and floor.

pc27: in one sentence, what do you think is the role of architecture today? or what are you interested in?


The role of architecture today can not and should not be described in one sentence.

I am interested in how architects can rethink architectural practice, to take on more risk and responsibility, to play more varied and important roles in the realizing of architecture.