The politics of parametricism : digital technologies in architecture / edited by Matthew Poole and Manuel Shvartzberg.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Description
xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Editor
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-244) and index.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • Matthew Poole, Freelance Curator/Writer, UK and Manuel Shvartzberg, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, USA
  • Section 1: Parametricism and Politics
  • Polemics
  • 2. On Numbers, More or Less
  • Reinhold Martin, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, USA
  • 3. The Historical Pertinence of Parametricism: and the Prospect of a Free Market Urban Order
  • Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects, UK
  • 4. There is No Such Thing as a Political Architecture; There is No Such Thing as Digital Architecture
  • Neil Leach, USC School of Architecture, USA
  • Section 2: Post-Humanist Critiques
  • 5. Parametricist Architecture (Would be a Good Idea)
  • Benjamin Bratton, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • 6. 'Play Turtle, Do It Yourself': Flocks, Swarms, Schools, and the Political-Architectural Imaginary
  • Manuel Shvartzberg, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, USA
  • 7. Breeding Ideology: Parametricism and Biological Architecture
  • Christina Cogdell, University of California, Davis, USA
  • Section 3: Techniques of (Socio-Spatio-Political) Representation
  • 8. Speculation, Presumption and Assumption: The Ideology of Algebraic-to-Parametric Workspace
  • Matthew Poole, Freelance Curator/Writer, UK
  • 9. Undelete: Recreating Uncensored Archives
  • Laura Kurgan, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, USA
  • 10. Architecture as Disputing Calculations: Notes for a Pragmatic Reframing of Parametricism and Architecture
  • Andres Jaque, Andres Jaque Architects: Office for Political Innovation, Spain
  • Section 4: The Figure of the Practicing Architect
  • 11. Parametric Schizophrenia
  • Peggy Deamer, Yale School of Architecture, USA
  • 12. The Architecture of Neoliberalism
  • Teddy Cruz, University of California, Davis, USA
  • 13. Parameter Value
  • Phillip G. Bernstein, Autodesk, USA
  • 14. Spinoza's Geometric and Ecological Ratios
  • Peg Rawes, Bartlett School of Architecture, UK
  • Index.
ISBN
  • 9781472581662 (hardback)
  • 1472581660 (hardback)
  • 9781472581655 (paperback)
  • 1472581652 (paperback)
LCCN
2015008299
OCLC
894026145
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