HUNCH 2 starts of with the continuation of 'Bad Architecture Stories', the diary by Shiuan-Wen Chu. Further Bart Lootsma comments on Jan Kapsenberg's research into Gay Software 'Erotic Maneuvers', Norman Klein communicates his predictions in 'the Feudal impulse in the age of the palm pilot', and Joep van Lieshout lectures on Do-It-Myself: ALV-Ville, complemented with an interview with Van Lieshout.
HUNCH 2 also features the Sendai Mediatheque by Toyo Ito, and participant proposals for the area around the central station in Groningen.
HUNCH is a publication of the Berlage Institute, International Postgraduate Laboratory of Architecture, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
The Berlage Institute Report focusses on the changing profession of architecture/ urbanism and its intersection with contemporary culture. Hunch aims to break down boundaries between architecture and other disciplines, between popular and academic, between 'students' and professionals. It presents the research pursued at the Institute, along with special events, interviews, and the work of visiting lecturers and guest -professors.