TEDx Toulouse / Overdose: OMA’s Clement Blanchet

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In a 2012 TEDx Toulouse presentation, OMA’s associate and director of French projects Clement Blanchet talked about the proliferation of pressures and pieties that are threatning to eliminate its intrinsic values — a situation Blanchet called OVERDOSE.

The obligation of the icon, the wish of preservation, all with an almost religious dose of “green”, the architect faces the exhaustion of a bulimic production. How can the crisis be turned in favor of the architect?