Architecture and Adaptation: From Cybernetics to Tangible Computing

1st Edition

Socrates Yiannoudes

Routledge
Published February 2, 2016
Reference - 232 Pages - 69 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138843165 - CAT# Y174589

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Summary

Architecture and Adaptation discusses architectural projects that use computational technology to adapt to changing conditions and human needs. Topics include kinetic and transformable structures, digitally driven building parts, interactive installations, intelligent environments, early precedents and their historical context, socio-cultural aspects of adaptive architecture, the history and theory of artificial life, the theory of human-computer interaction, tangible computing, and the social studies of technology. Author Socrates Yiannoudes proposes tools and frameworks for researchers to evaluate examples and tendencies in adaptive architecture. Illustrated with more than 50 black and white images.

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