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Someone Has Built It Before

Someone Has Built It Before

ArchDaily | Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide A Daily Dose of Architecture Googie Architecture City - Design - Innovation » Material(ism) for Architects: a Conversation with Manuel DeLanda Interview by Corrado Curti version pdf If architecture – as Lebbeus Woods says – is about building ideas, then we may easily consider the philosopher, artist and writer Manuel DeLanda one of the most influential and active archistars there is. Although architecture is not the direct object of DeLanda’s speculations, his ideas and writings provide architectural thinking with valuable insight on the methods and models of scientific discourse, which is critical to develop a coherent experimental practice. Manuel DeLanda lecturing CC: What role do you believe materialist philosophy can have in relation to contemporary scientific research and, in general, to research as the activity of exploring original paths of thought in any given field of knowledge? to a materialist a typology can become an obstacle to think about the processes that produced the items it classifies and it can hide the sources of variation that give the world its expressivity. ———————————————————————————–¹ M. ²M.

BLDGBLOG Archinect - Making Architecture More Connected (since 1997) Werarchitects | Chacun a son mot à dire 10 Most Creative Packaging Design – Part II Erkan | On 20, Oct 2012 Creative packaging is regarded as one of the most commonly seen illustration of graphic design. Aside from showcasing relevant and essential product properties, details and facts, the packaging is now a fundamental sales instrument as most consumers choose a product with creative, eye-catching packaging design when deciding on which products to buy. Therefore, having a captivating and exceptional and unique package design will make it a major competitive edge for companies and suppliers. The colors, illustration, typography and how items are wrapped and presented are just a few elements that designers need to pay attention to come up with an effective packaging which can impress the customers through it creativity. Here 10 eye-catching and informative pet product package designs for your inspiration. 10 – Ampro Bottle Ampro Bottle Designed by Ampro Design 09 – Birdy Juice (Concept) Birdy Juice Designed by Mats Ottdal, Norway. 08 – Rellana Wool Rellana Wool NYC Spaghetti

Greg Lynn: Blob Tectonics In his essay, Blob Tectonics, or Why Tectonics is Square and Topology is Groovy, from his book, Folds, Bodies and Blobs, Greg Lynn is most interested in advancing the blob as a viable architectonic entity. To Lynn, blobs are “simultaneously alien and detached from anything else” while also possessing the ability to melt into their larger context. They are a singular ideal entity that involves itself with a “particular, local identity.” He follows with are look at the blob in a few different ways: first, from the view of science fiction, second, in the “philosophical definition of viscous composite entities,” and finally, in the context of modern construction methods.

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