Oct 31, 2014

LESS ANSWERS MORE QUESTIONS

A year later, together with his partner Patrick Beauce, he founded the company Objectile, in order to conceive and manufacture non-standard architecture components. right: The photo features Swiss ste...
Oct 31, 2014

SENSE AND SENSIBILIA

Philippe Morel of EZCT Architecture & Design Research juxtaposes the ‘sense and sensibilia’ of mathematics, now widely adopted by the ‘creative minorities’, against the idealism of mid 20t...
Oct 31, 2014

RISING MASSES, SINGAPORE

The tower’s parametric surface description or diagram is constructed upon a number of variables that increase the spectrum of differentiation and at the same time make it more specific to site and p...
Oct 31, 2014

Morphology and Surfaces

Figure 5. • This approach is coherent with a recent innovation in urban analysis used by urban climatologists: the division of the urban surface into strongly differentiated local climate zones, eac...
Oct 31, 2014

Networks and Scaling Phenomena

As all biological networks tend to evolve over time, an architectural form that maximises flow under the constraints specific to it,6 it follows that similar scaling effects may also be demonstrated i...
Oct 31, 2014

THE METABOLISM N OF THE CITY

They are dynamic, spatial and material arrays of buildings that are constructed, reworked and rebuilt over time, decaying, collapsing and expanding in irregular episodes of growth and incorporation. T...