Joshua Prince-Ramus: Building a Theater That Remakes Itself

"It’s time for architecture to do things again, not just represent things."

Date: October 2009

Joshua Prince-Ramus, well-known as the architect of the Seattle Central Library, believes that architecture should be given a more active role, and that architects should rethink their design process to create more multifaceted spaces. He introduces us to the process he took in creating the theater machine that is the Wyly Theater, which has the ability to move between multiple configurations at the push of a button.