ECOLOGICAL URBANISM – Mohsen Mostafavi

  Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty. Ecological Urbanism. Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2010. Print.             Sustainable Urbanism  ...

Neil Leach: Swarm Urbanism

Neil Leach, “Swarm Urbanism,” Architectural Design 79, issue 4 (2009), pp. 56-63. Neil Leach applies the concept of swarm theory to urbanism in search of a future computational...

The Digital Turn in Architecture 1992-2012 | Mario Carpo

  Mario Carpo, the Digital Turn in Architecture 1992-2012. (United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2013). Introduction to the Selection by Anuntachai Vongvanij...

Bridge of Cyborg Urbanization and Swarm Urbanism

The word Cyborg, as the name implies, means cybernetic organism. When we apply this word in a small unity, it can be a semi-mechanical...

KIPNIS – The Cunning of Cosmetics

Jeffrey Kipnis The Cunning of Cosmetics   Sykes, Krista. Constructing a New Agenda: Architectural Theory 1993-2009. New York: Princeton Architectural, 2010. Print.   Ricola...

“The Autopoiesis of Architecture” Patrik Schumacher’s Parametricism and Theory

  In his 2010 lecture at Sci-Arc, Patrik Schumacher highlighted the ideas from his multi volume critical text “the Autopoiesis of Architecture”. The premise...

Bridge: Mostafavi on Ecological Urbanism and Bennett on Vibrant Matter

Opening Figure: Image from the cover of Vibrant Matter, speaks to the idea that things have a power and a force associated to them,...

Lynn + Kwinter: A Bridge of Curves

Both Sanford Kwinter, author of “Mach 1 (and other Mystic Visitations)”, and Greg Lynn, author of the essay “Architectural Curvilinearity”, were not please with...

Robert Somol and Sarah Whiting: Notes around the Doppler Effect and other Moods of Modernism

Madelon Vriesendorp, Flagrant delit. Somol, Robert and Sarah Whiting. “Notes around the Doppler Effect and Other Moods of Modernism”. Constructing a New Agenda: Architectural...

Eric Owen Moss: Parametricism and Pied Piperism: Responding to Patrik Schumacher

Moss, Eric O. “Parametricism and Pied Piperism: Responding to Patrik Schumacher.” Log 21.1 (2011): 81-87. Print.     Eric Owen Moss                       Patrik Schumacher Architect...