Ideas # Technology
Revalorisation of historical Bussolino urban complex in the municipality of Gassino Torinese.
The idea behind the thesis is to answer the question of how to act and design in small and historic urban structures in order to adapt them to contemporary needs.
Collective Intelligence in City Design
An open-sourced citizen engagement platform for the practice of architectural and urban design
The Reasons Offsite
"The Reasons Offsite" is an immaterial exhibition on Prefabricated Architecture, curated by SUMMARY.
The Distributed Cooperative
Our project reimagines how a mixed-use cooperative housing development could be conceived at a neighborhood scale.
The vertical mycelium park in London
The concept of the vertical park is based on the study of mycelium biostructures and their complex application in the formation of building as alive structure.
The Spectral Construction Unit
Methods of reading space through the interpretation of spectral ecology.
Breakthroughs for Architecture in Software & Software (Culture) in Architecture
A knowledge transfer between Software and Architecture should be reintroduced following breakthroughs in 1970s, by adapting to immersive version control (variation of Github) and an open culture of the digital.
As the elevator gave birth to the skyscraper, Almost Kitchen speculates on the future of the domestic environment and the transmutation of the Kitchen in the advent of new culinary technologies - in particular, the 3D Food Printer.
The future of Software is our Future
Architecture is mediated by technology, what is good and bad about it?
-Fantasy-scape is a space that shape by genetically modified human beings’ fantasies.
Podkop is a design proposal for an urban-scale AI that sends interactive fictions across the smart city
Elaborating on the term “Digital Zoning” – this work discusses the use of urban planning procedures as a form of technology regulation.
THE SKY COMMODIFIED
Entangling the perspectives of the human and non-human, indigenous and foreign inhabitants of the Atacama, the film addresses notions of presence and progress, focusing on the social impacts that they have.
Cluster analysis for studying communities in big cities.
We clusterize checkins sequences parsed from geosocial networks and study the properties of clusters (communities) that we obtain.
Biosynthetic Fabrication, Digital Handcraft & Weird Tectonics that can respond to different light environment as a new intellegent facade system.
Scanning now! A plea for the digital eye
Normalize open-source 3D-scanning as architectural tool in early design phases (context and form surveys).
The project explores biometric sensing for group knowledge production and distributed authorship.
Home with Flatmates
A creative take on non-human architectures becoming the propelling force of spatial production.
[ Syntechnesthesia. Platform for an Augmented Performance ]
How should Augmented Reality be integrated inside a cultural program in order to enrich our inner life?
The UF0 - "Urban Footprint Zero" concept is a modular project for new large urban schemes to create a mix of rural and urban sustainable communities' development in the respect for the environment, the land use and the self-production of food.
M.I.R.A. Augmented Reality Immersive Museum
MIRA is the first immersive museum with real and virtual contents, where visitors can move freely.
Seeing the City
This is a four channel video work that examines how regimes of vision and intelligence, supposedly sentient characteristics, are challenged by both popular and proprietary technologies, specifically focused on perception and sensing of our urban environments.
Exploring the unmanifestable aspects of the architectural project through aesthetic engagements
Seven Stories of Mellonopolis
A selection of stories from the future smart city of Mellonopolis and its cunning, crafty citizens.
The love story between two autonomous technologies: a smart building and a networked highway
Tower of life
Managing urban complexity through remapping the relation between the architect and the tool
Reflecting on current and new perspectives of practices, ways of life and modes of consumption
Social Modular System
Modular system based on circular bioeconomic to restore abandoned spaces in urban and rural areas.
Dreams of Equilibrium
My research during will explore the history of the concept of equilibrium in cybernetics and biology and its influence on our contemporary idea about nature and society and how to escape it through the construction of a global computational architecture.
Inside the Geometry - double language
Inside the Geometry - double language is an experimental project, which challenges architecture to render it vibrant and participatory through audience experience
Spaces influence the way we configure our brains: by understanding these mechanisms, we can positively influence our mood with spaces
Meebs At Home
Meebs is your digital friend that helps you make good decisions to make your home and the planet a little bit better everyday.
We will look at future city nights, with connected devices, phones, cameras....and machine learning.
ORBI[THING]: Personal remote/close-up sensing instruments and architecturally integrated networks [Extra-statecraft of private monitoring and observation networks]
This is a research project willing to comprehend the relationship between sensorial and physicality of constructed urban space.
The New Black
Tales from a mundane city: Living and working within computational infrastructure.
It's time for an Architecture of De-Growth
The Possibility of an Architecture of Alternative to the current Dominance of Economic Growth
The Crimson Clouds: Sequel
Illustrated Novel, where the real blurs and fictional becomes more immersive.
How does architecture deal with emerging visual media and their impact on subjective experience?
A set of new anabolic processes that support the metabolism of the XXI-century-metropolis.
What the city knows
A critical exploration of the smart city, through an analysis of the data of one user, over 24 hrs
Using a discursive and interactive approach to reflect and learn from environmentally-focused and socially-driven projects
Living and Emotional Architecture
I believe in a heterogeneous, liquid, intuitive, sensitive, adaptable and changing architecture.
Brave New Substrate
Brave New Substrate questions the role of architecture in our biochemical future. Knowledge development is made perceivable by radical new forms-of-life; extremophiles growing on the industrial heritage on a functioning industrial site.
Jaffna in Bloom
Jaffna in Bloom aims at creating identity to a town by adding a new continuously evolving layer of publicly designed architecture.
Miauhaus, Movement for Architectural and Urban Interrelationalism
The Project is a Computational Device for Inter-Infrastructural Urban Planning based on Programmed Regulations as a Digital Masterplan to bridge the gap between Architectural and Urban decisions
A narrative exploration of possible futures of a nearly abandoned World Trade Center Tower.
Daydreaming: The Over-built Jerusalem
Our project is a multi-media exploration through story-writing, drawings, models and vr experience. The very realization of the idea will make us see things in a new way, imagine and invent the city, and thus maintain its image in our heads. Every time we do so, the city will continue to change!
An actualization of contemporary systems of knowledge production from a perspective of expanded learning. From local to global, from the human to the non-human, from individuality to the collective. Only by operating through this crack will we be capable to capture the subject we are looking for.
The role of architecture in relation with the internet and contemporary society through screens.
Grounded in empathic ties consolidated by human-animal interaction, this project claims for a sensitive use of technology supporting environmental and social sustainability.
It’s time to let go of the ‘primitive hut’
Beyond the colonial ideology of the ‘primitive hut’, a better understanding of indigenous art and architecture might help to challenge some of the impasses of Western modernity.
Institute of Patent Infringement
To document how ‘Big Tech’ firms are increasingly turning to physical space to define the future of automation while creating a framework where architects, and other practitioners, can challenge this process.
A Digital Habitat
The creation of an environment with the appropriate conditions for human beings to live in a technologically dependent world.
Three Dimension in Action // Citizen Edition
"I have a desire for.. The built environment.. To allow me to do.. My own thing." An ecocentric image of David Greene's "An Experimental Bottery", 1969.
Prepared for the Future ''Next-Gen Buildings''
The paradox stands within our apprehension of technology, architecturally speaking, but not If we infuse It with what the populous needs!
The Show will document the work of six young architects team during a two months competition
Personalised Creative Capsules
Modular homes that use AI and robotics in order to help people design and fabricate their own personalized homes.
Architecture through the butterfly effect
The phenomenon whereby a minute localized change in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, experiencing it in architecture throughout history.
Artists Yin Aiwen and Jelena Viskovic invite everyone to the thought experiment about alternatives for the marriage institution with blockchain technology, in the face of mass burnout, economic precarity, and the aging society.
The project speculates on the ways new technological, political, environmental, and cultural changes can redefine the spaces where we live.
Apophenia at Large
Folk tales, kidstories for children or parables, storylines have always been regarded as the prime mode of understanding the world we inhabit. Narratives are meant to guide us through; to bring closer concepts inconceivable to fully grasp. This is Apophenia at Large
Investigating the trash of the future leads to a critique on the architecture of the present.
We focus on issues of innovative revitalisation and optimized sustainable design in architecture and construction
The Reasons Offsite
“The Reasons Offsite” is a virtual/immaterial exhibition about prefabricated and modular architecture.
Europe: Famous and Familiar
Europe: Famous and Familiar is a series of critical reality images that offers alternative to the actual architecture in European countries where the formal discipline of architecture was borned, and ever since architecture is still a eurocentric discipline.
Augmented Standard is a generative design software for better housing solutions.
AQUA PLAY is a freestanding, mobile, cabinet that serves as a portable washroom.
Urbanizing the digital
Urbanizing the digital propose a collective effort to spatialize the cyberspace and using (cyber)urbanism as a mean to affirm user rights in the immaterial space.
The project directly takes on two of the thorniest issues: how can automation defend decentralized control of production and distribution and how can we ensure a soft landing for those most directly affected by labor displacement?
Architecture as the discipline able to materialize political ideas into social realities. For that, our future needs us to be placed as a link between thought and action.
utilitas, omnes proposito, meta
The Project intends to explore which of the two realities (augmented/physical) will serve which and what will be the role of architecture in this process.
Actual space and its re-presentations conflate with the body to inform architectures that are yet-to-be conceived
Design strategies: Lightweight, modular and transformable
The architecture of the future must be transformable, sustainable and adaptable to the social and urban context that surrounds it.
YOU WILL NEVER WALK ALONE
The Data.Warehouse is a marketplace for the new digital ecossystems.
The RP FLIP FLoating Instrument Platform owned by the U.S. Office of Naval Research
The Architectural Mind
The next step for architecture is to understand itself within the computer science realm.
Future architecture is sensitive to environmental stimuli and adaptive to life in motion.
A living piece of architecture
Future architecture has to become kinetic and sensitive to interact not only with the environment but also with human emotions.
A conceptual device for critically rethinking users' identities and their perception of a place
Spatial Drama from Silicon Valley
The deterministic Smart City emerges - an urbanism of artificial totalities.
“Black Islands” delves into the influence of new ways of describing reality in the generation of new landscapes, borders and appropriation processes.
A future architecture is democratized Architecture through user-driven procedural design tools.
The Pre-existence Antithesis
Architecture: in the past defensive strategies, tomorrow integrative development solutions.
1 to 1 Dialogue
1:1 Dialogue is a tool to reveal and contemplate the potential of a new kind of urban interaction between the citizen and the city.
The Cloud Institute
Who is the Julius Caesar of our time to whom honor we shall erect monuments ?
New forms of manufacturing in combination with generative design bring us close to nature’s efficiency.
DOMA is a blockchain-based, affordable housing platform that turns its users into home owners
From the introduction of a new Arctic cryptocurrency, SEVER imagines a strategy of circumpolar development revolving around a decentralised governance architecture.
Floating Electric Charging Station as a new sustainable mobility system for sea, lakes and canals
Making Cities Interactive
New technologies animate a civic space, giving its users opportunities for the magical experience.
We can’t measure reality only through our presumed normality. Reality is so elusive, we need new ways to perceive it.
Energy - Land - Tower
The engergy-land-tower is a compressed habitat, as well concerning the vertical as the horizontal- that’s specific about it. It includes not only the height but also the material range. That’s what’s often missing in the competition for the highest house.
HOUSEHOLD - MEDIA
New way of living with our environment (digitized) without forgetting our own nature.
Use nature as a model and technology as weapon to combat climate change and oncoming natural disasters.
Imagining a city that is not addicted to fossil fuels. Interpreting the way we live, work, and move around the city, our main source of energy would come from humans.
Use of new ideas and technologies to support local societies and revitalise overlooked abondoned buildings.
my future architecture symbolizes and describes as one that will stands forever not by its design but by quality also not because it's vast and large.
The Sound Architecture
The Sound Architecture uses sound as a design tool, searching for the best solution using sound attributes.
Livable Cities and Poetic Data
By combining a poetic landscape with a systematic use of data, we can achieve a significant improvement in our cities.
The Fake City
"The Fake City" is a Global Architectural Space-a system of connected immaterial spaces formed by the interaction of dynamic fields.
Abstraction as an epistemological framework in which the act of seeing the world reinvents itself on a scientific basis
City of Gardens : Firenze, Italy
My project explores how old cities can adapt to new technological and cultural necessities with minimal impact to the historic locations.
Anthropo-Lens is a public data canopy for the analysis of the city’s history and future planning.
People start to gather around common interests such as imagining their city.
As the home decreases in size, a new form of work/leisure emerges concealed within the thickness of the floor.
Temples for the Future
Spaces where humans come together to honor nature and to travel inwards by using sound vibrations as a vehicle.
Self Sufficient Structures
Proposed to be built from the city waste to generate its own energy reducing carbon footprint.
Adscapes are livable spaces designed in-between the building and the ad: inhabiting both the space and the message simultaneously, the user will be living in advance the promises of happiness proposed by the advertising narratives (that always anticipate tomorrow), experiencing the future today.
An architecture that can mediate and transcend the complexities of physical, cultural and ecological boundaries __ where contradiction becomes coherence.
The digital layer of the world is the place for architecture to regain collective agency and to produce the city of multitudes.
Nonument01: McKeldin Fountain
A virtual memorial to a demolished brutalist Fountain in Baltimore’s free speech zone
Chatbot cities explores the role that personalised digital assistants will have in becoming cognitive control systems of our built environment
An alternative approach to organizing urban conditions enabled by emerging technologies for design.
Domestic Space Optimisation
Creating highly optimised flats - after a profound space analysis - shall make urban live more affordable and sustainable
An architecture that gives back more than it takes, that defines home as both shelter AND food
Architecture, for Now
Architecture in which the dimension of infinity lies in the limitless cycle of life of its elements.
EcoTinker outlines a field of operation intended to trigger alternatives to technocratic development
Cracking Urban Code
Urban repair to metropolitan areas and generally cities characterized by a substantial loss of identity with a non-controlled urban chaos.
Empowering Refugees Spatially
Empowering refugee communities to use balloon mapping and citizen science to map and shape their living environment.
The End of Architecture
Who says there will be architecture in the future? We need a place for the less optimistic amongst us...
Embodied Spaces: On the Edge of Movement
A design process that investigates the generation of space based on the qualitative elements of the body movement.
A tool for public involvement towards Creative Governance
Design thinking as the interface between civil society and urban strategies
Space in Time
In the Middle Ages it was the market square, before the millennium it was the shopping street in the city, today we have online shopping – but the future of shopping lies in the phygital store, an urban hub of a large logistic network representing the convergence between online and offline world.
Architecture that Reacts
Architecture of the future must be able to respond and interact dynamically with its surroundings.
Re-considering the perceptual spatial understandings of the body after the digital turn.
A collection of podcasts to discuss theoretical concepts, reflect on current architecture and create collectively the vision of future architecture.
Tokyo Backup City
Architects will increasingly use the protocols of video games for the design of both speculative and real cities
I explore the future of architecture as it dissolves into the present.
Clear Mind. Rethink Future.
Creating new design with forgotten materials. New restarts in future-thinking.
Childrens' Urban School Svidomi
Future Architecture strictly depends on future urban environment, Future architecture definitely will become younger, and my idea is to encourage people to research, participate and design the city from the school age.
The City Does Not Exist
The matter is clearly no longer related to formal issues, intended as an endless and psychotic research for originality.
A scenography for producing chimeras, hybrids and bastards; towards the non-human in architecture.
Platform for development of specific analytical mapping tools while creating online community teams
Amancio Williams 2.0.
Amancio Williams 2.0 project creates a living archive that works as a platform for critical thinking inspired by the works of Amancio Williams.
*Architecture of **Architecture
*The conceptual structure and logical organization of a computer or computer-based system. **The process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
A world atlas of utopias – to be considered in the era of post-everything.
Cities projected on a virtual screen to show their behaviors, character, attractions, identity,etc.
Forms of impressions
I imagine an architecture that formulates by the multiplicity of perceptual intensities of our digital inputs.
Prompting alternatives in geopolitical, social and environmental issues inside an unsegmented world.
Streamlines, Vortices, & Plumes
Future architecture colludes with its fluid atmospheric surroundings; it leaks, floats, funnels, and diverts.
The new digital state of mind has affected almost every industry as we know it, from music to health. Meanwhile, architecture remains unaltered, trapped in its physical container. In our opinion Virtual Reality has come to stay, and it will transform the way we relate to spaces forever.
We would prefer not to
An excess of collective production tuning into the physical and digital realms forcing the city 24/7 productive mode into a sleep mode.
Speculating on architecture in the Anthropocene, which may not always be primarily human-centred.
Architecture and Craftsmanship
Can traditional craftsmanship become more resilient and influence the future of architecture in a deeper way?
In the future the level of integration of architecture and engineering will determine the quality and sustainability of a design.
The Collaborative Design Marketplace
A cooperative architecture platform enabling architects to align widespread cooperation with a single vision to create massively assymmetric social, economic, environmental, or other impact.
Atlas of Berlin
I love peeling back the layers of Berlin, and I feel websites and publications are not enough to describe this amazing city! I started to geo-localize some important layers of the city!
The Sun also shines in the City
redefining solar power from architectural eyesore to future landmark
Virtual Cities in augmented Reality
Future architecture will not only exist in physical reality, it will happen also in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.
Towards A New...Something
An Architect with a Macbook Pro on his back dreaming of spaces he would never afford to live in.
Corporeal Architecture: using Neurosciences and Performance Art as tools to develop the mind of future architects.
Architecture in Post-Digital Humanities
Transdisciplinary thought invested in the engagement of architecture with the technologies of the digital world
Towards an apophenic architecture
Now that the world has ended, architecture is either irrelevant or our best coping mechanism.
Micro-probes (seeds) with a quantum communication system and a molecular structure to fertilise Exoplanets.
Only new behavior, which through challenge gives the better understanding of the surrounding, can bring the perception of future architecture.
Can responsiveness become integral part of architecture with cultural impact instead of being merely savvy add-on?
Traincity aspires for an expansion of the architectural discourse into the design of trains, envisioning it as a new type of social infrastructure.
An integrated, holistic, dynamic correspondence via imagination, technology, materials and land.
The design of life is humanity’s next great mode of invention and transformation, revolutionising healthcare in particular, here we show how Russia’s dysfunctional health provision will cede to health consumerism on the tide of ‘Augmented Biology’.
Surveillance is associated with coherent terms and trends such as crime prevention, discipline and punishment. Today we witness a shift from imposed to voluntary surveillance in exchange for promises of convenience.
An architectural mechanism of perversion, an icon easily recognizable thanks to technology for all groups of ages.
Architecture of Commons
Future architecture should look for ways of living (al)together, as all power structures and capitalist formations push us more and more away from each other.
Better urban environments through… gaming!
Let citizens vote from contextualized, collaborative urban and architectural solutions made by online citizen gamers!
Berlin Fence Memorial
The Memorial recreates the latest border technology of the EU inside the former Berlin Wall.
The Reality Theatre
The future architecture for public space will is no longer be physical, but virtual, one where virtual reality and augmented reality will replace the physical store, mall and the “third place” as we know it.
City of God
We tasted the fruit of good and evil, next we will eat from the tree of life and become immortal.
The future of architecture lies on its adaptive abilities to fulfill the needs of modern generation and overpass the challenges, either if it concerns environmental issues and the reaction it demands or the need for multifunctional spaces and the adaptive skills required.
Sensational Landscapes of Datascenarios
An architecture outside of conventional material boundaries, where particle design allows us to engineer a new level of environmental consciousness - manipulating the dialogue between body, landscape and atmosphere.
Virtual architecture in a real-time, interactive, fully immersive, augmented reality environment
Lest’s get Science out of the Labs!
Future visions are not represented by utopia anymore but by scientific research and collected data.
We use abandoned infrastructure, integrating autonomous inflatable capsule for emancipatory society.
Sensing temperature will be the game-changing parameter of architecture in future.
breathe.earth – an architectural practice that vitalizes natural ecosystems in order to promote air, our most important resource!
The Future of Architecture
It will tell stories, it will be dense, not everything will be aligned, will be painted, will be as it always was.
Inhabit the Wall
Changing the role of a wall by searching for spatial qualities of a 2D object and so increasing the adoptability of buildings.
Fatal error: you need to restart your system
Avoiding unpredictable issues by incorporating defects
Nonument attempts to redefine monuments as those spaces where collective social efforts and interactions occur.
Re-identification is the process where the area is matched with its true user.
Museum of Unsettled Air
The architecture of our future will dissolve into dynamic aerial fields of its digitized environment.
The Stock Models in Architectural Renders
Thinking the future of architecture on the perspective of project video renders' stock models: who are they, why do they inhabit project rendered realities and what they may have to tell us about an eventual human experience of virtual architecture.
Potlatch investigates the current condition of creative working class. It collects, exploits and consumes immaterial waste products in order to reaffirm the fragile status of young architects.
The Utopia Dweller
Our age might have have lost any imagination of the future, but it gave us all the tools to make the last dreams of utopia come true.
Novi Fokus Niš
How can we inspire and educate those used to spending days in front of screens? By setting them in front of the screen.
How do urban spaces are reconfigured when they interact with p2p platforms?
In the future architecture will be generated, curated and remain in a constant and continuous 'conversation' with the bodies that occupy and author that environment.
Is it possible to design a collective residence, without having direct inputs from each inhabitant?
Transformation from contemporary to smart city is an important opportunity to design new ways to develop the territory.
What architecture can do: innovate and inspire with real and effective community-based solutions
A.I. Architecture Intelligence
Information gained from citizens’ devices will be analyzed by AI to automatically produce plans.
A critical experience collecting architectural visions for another (im)possible society culture.
We have never been private!
The de-privatization of privacy, as implied in the title, is the spatial paradox of two side-effects of neoliberal tactics, domestic surveillance and austerity policies.
Architectural Practice through Publishing or Publishing as Architectural Practice
Cabin Spacey is a pre-fab housing module. Global connectetness and great access to mobility enable and demand a high level of flexibility in time and location.
A mass culture of architectural reading and validation will prevail over designed environments as global symbols of progress.
Across The Sonic Border
Speech analysis is an evolving technology and will increasingly influence our lives in the future.
What is it like to be a trap?
The temporary fusion of human and non-human to accomplish collective action.
Illuminating the Non-place
This concept raises discussion about the role of Design, in provoking “meaningful interactions” in “non-places”
We are no longer talking about a “static” Architecture, since innovations as well as today’s needs influence it.