Topic: architecture

Urban Versioning System v1.0

Written with Usman Haque (http://www.haque.co.uk/) Commissioned for the Architectural League of New York Situated Technologies Pamphlet Series (http://www.situatedtechnologies.net/) Published 2008 Also available as a pdf with illustrations by David Cuesta, Table of Contents Preamble Seven Constraints Discussion of the Seven Constraints 1. Build rather than design 2. Materials must come pre-broken 3. Make joints 4. [...]

The Computation of Space

1 ‘Technological progress’ has generated many new materials, and incorporated computation into many levels of their fabrication. This has established the possibility to create a new diversity of spatial forms and to begin to identify experimental methods of construction that weave the foundational abstraction of computation into their fabric. Once the joints are in place [...]