"We grew accustomed to live together with machines, which provide us endless access to information. Our computational companions, now in our pockets, have had also a profound impact on how we foresee future scenarios of transformation and change. Now is the moment that we reconsider critically the emergence of new paradigms and protocols that computation has determined within architecture, and this collection of essays establishes a potent cornerstone of a much needed history of that recent past." Fabrizio Gallanti, associate director, Canadian Centre for Architecture "It establishes a dialogue between the different fields that question, research, and apply recent digital developments. As such it provides a platform for discussion and questioning, as well as learning." Nathalie Rozencwajg, co-founder of RARE architecture and unit master, Architectural Association, UK "Architecture in Formation expands digital scholarship beyond the tools of creation and the fabricated products to include the theory, processes, and pedagogy of design. This book could serve as a fundamental tool for identifying current trends in digital architecture today that could cross many disciplines." Gregory A. Luhan, Associate Dean for Research, University of Kentucky, USA "Part provocation, part manifesto-by-committee, part historical benchmark, Architecture in Formation is designed as the digital architecture manual for the second digital revolution. Anticipating a merger between theory and practice, the book combines formerly unpublished essays and interviews with architecture professionals, musing on how information processing creates, and is changed by, architecture." Amelia Taylor-Hochberg, Editorial Manager, Archinect
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa is an associate professor adjunct at The School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. Aaron Sprecher is an assistant professor at McGill University School of Architecture.