Since its early days, the humanoid we call Homo sapiens has always been obsessed with gaining control. Creating optimal conditions for its safety and comfort is the story of its life. The way Homo sapiens, aka 'the human', confronted this self-imposed challenge was by design.
Once every two years architecture schools around the world are invited to submit their single, finest graduation project to the Archiprix International competition and exhibition. Since its inception in 2001 (born out of the Dutch Archiprix), an ever increasing number of schools choose to participate. This year, Archiprix International selected Ahmedabad, in India, to exhibit the results. Volume spoke to Archiprix Director and "Mister Archiprix" Henk van der Veen.