Digital Grotesque

The Contract of the Architect

* This is the draft version of my article for a book edited by José Aragüez: The Building (Lars Müller publishers, forthcoming). “A computational approach enables architecture to be embedded with an extraordinary degree of information.“ (Michael Hansmeyer: The Contract of the Architect by Vera Bühlmann I would like to discuss three of Michael Hansmeyer’s recent … Continue reading

Symbolic Solids, or: exploring Architecture’s Inverse // Architecture beyond Design

This is the documentation of my talk at The Building conference Columbia University GSAPP, organized by Jose Araguez with Aaron White. The Building 15 November 2014, 9:30am to 5:30pm, Wood Auditorium, Columbia University GSAPP Ever since the theoretical turn of the 1960s, right through to the present, the status of the architectural object in the sphere of history, … Continue reading