Serial, Discrete, and More


Retsin, G. 2015. Serial, Discrete, and More. Estonian Academy of Arts, Open Lecture Series. Tallinn, Estonia 19 Nov 2015 Tallinn Estonian Academy of Arts, Faculty of Architecture.
AuthorsRetsin, G.

Architecture as a continuously evolving organic body, growing and adapting under external forces - the prevailing paradigm for computation in the past two decades - is under pressure. This lecture will explore how that paradigm has undermined architecture’s autonomy, and has fundamentally always been in trouble with tectonics. Increased computational capabilities are able to push the modernist understanding of architecture as an assemblage of prefabricated, discrete elements into an unexpected new domain of previously unachievable detail, materiality, structure and aesthetics.

KeywordsArchitecture; Computational Design
ConferenceEstonian Academy of Arts, Open Lecture Series
PublisherEstonian Academy of Arts, Faculty of Architecture
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Deposited24 Mar 2017
Completed19 Nov 2015
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Place of publicationTallinn
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