Tutor: Prof. Francesca Hughes
Arch. Sofia Krimizi
Arch. Gergely Kovács
KU Leuven, June, 2018
Our education system was meant for an industrial age economy and is therefore obsolete in our modern society.
How could architecture – as a social language – affect our unlearning process?
The aforementioned question is tackled through a linear architecture trouvé: The conveyor belt. The belt is an allegorical model that is reconfigured in order to remember what we have to forget being the linearity of the current educational system.
“ The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ”
— Alvin Toffler
“Accordingly, things arranged in a fixed order, are easy to remember[or recollect], while badly arranged subjects are remembered with difficulty.”
- Aristotle, On memory and reminiscence