Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture

1st Edition

Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher

Routledge
March 13, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 244 Pages
ISBN 9781138583993 - CAT# K376941

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Summary

Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our post-digital culture to better understand its impact on theoretical discourse and design processes in architecture. The role of digital technologies and its ever-increasing infusion of information into the design process entails three main shifts in the way we approach architecture: its movement from an abstracted mode of codification to the formation of its image; the emergence of the informed object as a statistical model rather than a fixed entity and the increasing porosity of the architectural discipline to other fields of knowledge. Instabilities and Potentialities aims to bridge theoretical and practical approaches in digital architecture.

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