Francois Roche Heretical Machinism and Living Architecture of New (eBook)

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Volume #32 of "The IT Revolution in Architecture", this book dedicated to François Roche and his group, raises questions of great importance for the development of architecture. What role can new material technologies have in a process in which the same materials have incorporated growing shares of active behaviors? For example, will they be self-cleaning, un-polluting, self-changing? To what extent will the various components of the buildings be increasingly “interconnected” and able to simulate processes typical of living systems, such as transpiration, dilation, growth, life, and death? Can we begin to speak of living “systems” in architecture? Antonino Di Raimo, PhD works with issues relating to IT and cognition, ecology, and the body. He serves as the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Polis University, Tirana. Founder and editor of the book series before with Birkhäuser and Testo&Immagine and now with Edilstampa, is Antonino... More > Saggio.< Less
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First English Edition, in ePub May 2014
May 22, 2014
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