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Architectural Ficciones III – Manhattan Christmas 2235

I – Blue Skies in Bad Weather “You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? Then who the hell else are you talking.. you talking to me? Well, I’m the only one here…” Schism/interrupt, “What the … Continue reading

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Function Follows Form: Rethinking the ‘Function’ of ‘Form’ in Architecture

“[Life] is a property of form, not matter, a result of the organization of matter rather than something that inheres in the matter itself. –        Christopher Langton, Artificial Life, p. 41 “There is… a well-defined difference between the magical and … Continue reading

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Provocation 1: Data and Design

… it appears from Trobriand magic that these people continually exhibit a habit of thinking that to act as if a thing were so will make it so.  In this sense, we may describe them as semi-Pavolovians who have decided … Continue reading

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