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Wrestling with ideas about a rapidly urbanizing future, an emerging architect makes an optimistic case for doing more with less.

Through intuitive, interactive spaces and communicative objects, London-based Swedish architect Pernilla Ohrstedt exploits the field’s inherent complexity. Her work challenges perceptions, reshapes the present and imagines a beautiful future in which technology helps create a smarter, more agile and compassionate world.

Beyond the words of “architecture” and “design, ” how do you describe what you do?

  • Words:
    Erin Dixon
  • Photography:
    Marsý Hild Þórsdóttir
  • Styling:
    Lilja Hrönn Helgadóttir
  • Hair and Makeup:
    Carly Lim

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  • Words:
    Erin Dixon
  • Photography:
    Marsý Hild Þórsdóttir
  • Styling:
    Lilja Hrönn Helgadóttir
  • Hair and Makeup:
    Carly Lim
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