The ambition of Common Ground is to reassert the existence of an
architectural culture made up not only of singular talents but also of a
rich continuity of diverse ideas united in a common history, in common
aspirations, in common predicaments and ideals. If architecture is to be
more than only the exceptional and privileged moment of our built
world, a deeper engagement must then be found between talents and
Common Ground invites us to consider how these shared concerns and expectations may be better directed.