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Digital Tools Beyond Aesthetics
Introduction Digital design tools are now undergoing a transition of application scope, expanding beyond their initial technical domains and leveraging the flexibility of the digital medium. Digital means of communication are enabling the self-organisation of new cultures as well as decision-making structures revolving around the possibilities inherent to the digital
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A short attempt to raise awareness towards several gaps in computational architecture’s theory and practice.
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Relinquishing Control: Reactions To Emergence
Published as: Dimitrie Stefanescu, Relinquishing Control: Reactions to Emergence, Fragile Conference Proceedings, Bruxelles/Ghent, 04/2011 You can not reduce the city to merely the sum of its parts – its nature escapes the deterministic world we, until recently, thought we lived in and goes on to manifest itself in the
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Framing Optimisation in Contemporary Architecture
Testing the concept of optimization: repercussions on the way we design or justify our designs.
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Delivering Processes: A Question
This post is asking an important question: how can designers deliver a process?
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Tools of The Digital Fetish: Computation and User
Cite as: Dimitrie Stefanescu, Tools of The Digital Fetish, Horizonte, Bauhaus Universitaet Weimar, Weimar, 09/2012The Jump into DigitalArchitecture has made an irreversible jump into the computational world. We can now justly affirm that the digital medium has gained a considerable foothold in this otherwise traditional and highly suspicious domain.