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Mojtaba Karimnezhad Seyed Mohammadyaser Mousavi Boora


As time goes by, the new lifestyle and globalization of the world blurs the borders and provides people with different cultures to live in the same region. Each culture or more specific person has their own way of living, working, and daily things. These human activities mostly are happening in the spaces that the architects design. In this regard architects as the creators of these spaces should offer a space which can be easily adaptable by their user and be changeable by the user by the time of different needs instead of dictating a particular space for a certain activity. Flexibility in architecture allows different users to adapt themselves to space by the time of needs. The flexible design establishes a bridge between the user and the architect to satisfy both sides from the space. Users can participate more in the space and architects by the help of flexibility by the help of flexible design can create spaces that can satisfy more users. This approach to the design can also be called as Co-creation, in which both sides are benefiting. This approach can only be successful when the designs do not refer to the past or the far away future.

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Flexibility, Co-creation, Globalization, Technological revolution

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Karimnezhad, M. ., & Mousavi Boora, S. M. . (2021). Flexible Architecture in the 20th Century: The Technological Revolution. Mapta Journal of Architecture, Urbanism and Civil Engineering (MJAUCE), 3(1), 39–44.