Etienne Turpin is the principal director of anexact office, a design research practice committed to interventive multidisciplinary urbanism, artistic and curatorial experimentation, and applied philosophical inquiry, based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Etienne is also a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong, Australia.
He is co-director and co-principal investigator of the, an applied research project on urban risk, data collection, and infrastructure adaptation.

In the proposed fragment he explains some consideration on the relationship between architecture and adaptation through the main obstacles (or alibis) to it.

Jakarta, November 2014

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