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Digital Construction

Digital Construction: An Integrated Digital Approach to Architectural Processes This post picks up on a previous article I had written, a presentation for a Green Week lecture titled,Innovations in Construction which goes into further detail on the “Digital Construction” processes discussed in the ending: There are currently three trends occurring in the architecture-construction industry which […]

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Tasting Space

Tasting Space –Lidia Klein Among the senses engaged in experiencing architecture, taste remains the least active. Edible architectural structures seem only to exist in fiction, in stories such as The Gingerbread House, a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812. The protagonists, Hansel and Gretel, are a young brother and […]

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Volatile Formation

Volatile Formation Roland Snooks – Log 25, Summer 2012 Volatility is a critical condition for design. Within the intensive processes of formation that underlie complex phenomena, those which self-organize and are capable of catastrophic change, it is the volatile nature of the system that is generative. From these far-from-equilibrium conditions new forms of order emerge, […]

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Virtually Augmented Realities

Virtually Augmented Realities “The extended human is the technium. Marshal McLuhan, among others, noted that clothes are people’s extended skin, wheels extended feet, camera and telescopes extended eyes. Our technological creations are great extrapolations of the bodies that our genes build. In this way, we can think of technology as our extended body.” – Kevin […]

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211 ERVAY

The 211 ERVAY building is an abandoned building in downtown Dallas. Meant to act as an anchor for the area it is envisioned that it will be redeveloped to draw people to Thanksgiving square toward the East. Rather than raze the building, it has many unique features, such as a skinnier floor plate, unlike many […]

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In an ever-evolving profession, it is paramount to find innovative methods and processes of working to enhance the design of the built environment. To remain relevant in this dialogue, it is critical to be aware of the changes occurring within the profession with the ability to adapt to fluctuations and changes in the discourse, both […]

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Fresh Punches @ Land of Tomorrow Gallery

-This past Friday suckerPUNCH’s Fresh Punch’s exhibition opened at the Land of Tomorrow Gallery in Louisville, Kentucky. Biophili + Technophilia was on display amongst 18 other projects, including three built prototypes. “When was the last time you got punched by design? Fresh Punches is an exhibition featuring the collision of experimentation and contemporary discourse in […]

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Studio-X

Studio-X Studio-X is GSAPP’s global network of advanced research laboratories for exploring the future of cities. With locations in Amman, Beijing, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, and Rio de Janeiro, it is the first truly global network for real-time exchange of projects, people, and ideas between regional leadership cities in which the best minds from Columbia […]

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fed-scraper 2012 eVolo skyscraper competition Jon Bailey / Erick Katzenstein / Chad Porter That government transforms the way we occupy and inhabit space is nowhere more geodetically relevant than in the United States capitol of Washington DC, where limits have reached capacity in both physical space and organizational structure. Never before has the government owned […]

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Toward A Symbiotic Business Model

This is less a question to be answered directly, but rather a provocation for a conceptual business model for the continuation of the architectural profession. I believe that this concept is interesting for the professional practice in that practices are interested both in the innovation of the built environment and the longevity of the profession […]

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