Designing for a Digital World / Edition 1

Designing for a Digital World / Edition 1

by Neil Leach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470844191

ISBN-13: 9780470844199

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Digital technologies are changing the way that we live and work today. But what impact are they having on the discipline of architecture?
This volume brings together some of the world's leading voices from digital theory, technology and design to address this question. With a discussion ranging from broad cultural concerns to new techniques of construction,

Overview

Digital technologies are changing the way that we live and work today. But what impact are they having on the discipline of architecture?
This volume brings together some of the world's leading voices from digital theory, technology and design to address this question. With a discussion ranging from broad cultural concerns to new techniques of construction, Designing for a Digital World offers a snapshot of informed opinion at a crucial juncture in the history of the discipline.
Contributors:
Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos (UN Studio)
Sarah Chaplin
Karl S Chu (Metaxy)
Richard Coyne
Manuel DeLanda
Andrew Gillespie
Mark Goulthorpe (dECOi)
Marcelyn Gow
Jeffrey Inaba (AMO)
Neil Leach
William J Mitchell
Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera Polo (Foreign Office Architects)
Sadie Plant
Hani Rashid (Asymptote)
Douglas Rushkoff
Patrik Schumacher
Lars Spuybroek (NOX)
Sherry Turkle
David Turnbull (ATOPIA)
Yvonne Wilhelm, Christian Huebler and Andreas Broeckmann (Knowbotic Research)
Slavoj Zizek

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470844199
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Architectural Design Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Digital Culture.

The Digital Renaissance (Douglas Rushkoff).

Forget Heidegger (Neil Leach).

E-Futures and E-Personae (Sherry Turkle).

Cybervisuality: recoding perception (Sarah Chaplin).

The Cult of the Not Yet (Richard Coyne).

Digital Cities.

E-Bodies, E-Building, E-Cities (William J Mitchell).

Urban Agency -
Making Interfaces Inflammable: public access, excessive manifestations, connective confrontations and tactical withdrawals (Yvonne Wilhelm, Christian Huebler and Andreas Broeckmann (Knowbotic Research) with Wilfried Prantner).

Telephony (Sadie Plant).

Digital Lifestyles and the Future City (Andrew Gillespie).

GMCity_sm - the genetically modified city (2001) (David Turnbull (ATOPIA).

Digital Tectonics.

Roller-coaster Construction (Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera Polo (Foreign Office Architects).

Electronic Purveyance Practices in Architecture (Marcelyn Gow).

wetGRID: the soft machine of vision (Lars Spuybroek with Arielle Pélenc)

Smectic State (Mark Goulthorpe (dECOi)).

Robotic Fields: spatialising the dynamics of corporate organisation (Patrik Schumacher).

Deleuze and the Use of the Genetic Algorithm in Architecture (Manuel DeLanda).

Digital Realities.

From Virtual Reality to the Virtualisation of Reality (Slavoj iek).

The Unconscious Destiny of Capital (Architecture in Vitro/Machinic in Vivo) (Karl S Chu (Metaxy).

Architecture = Space = Interface (Hani Rashid (Asymptote).

Plan for Now (Jeffrey Inaba (AMO).

Skim.com (Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos (UN Studio).

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