How architecture grows | Omayra Mingels | TEDxRoermond

The economy is still recovering of the credit-crisis. You would think not a perfect time to start as an architect. Omayra Mingels did not hold back and was fascinated how her role as an architect would change after the economic crisis. Which boundaries are broken and with an insight in design.

Omayra Mingels (1988) is a junior Architect. Her passion for architecture is pure and intense. She carefully uses her visual imagination for triggering processes and pinpoint potentials.

The outbreak of the credit-crisis already fascinated her as a student. – ”Will the credit-crisis change the role and the definition of the architect?” – Thinking critically about the influences of the credit-crisis shaped her conceptual framework and professional attitude as a beginning architect.

She finished her Master’s degree, cum laude, in Architecture, Building and planning at the end of 2012.

Nowadays, in addition to create architecture, she strives towards synergy between a physical as well as social context. This interwovenness is the foundation of a design with more than three dimensions.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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