HOPE IN THE ERROR: Co-Machines book contribution

“It’s interesting to note too that the product interfaces of consumer techland often borrow the language of architecture in order to make sense of the ephemeral and abstract concepts upon which they are built/conceived to further/propagate. It does not however follow that we should borrow the sensibilities of the digital to when it comes to city making.”

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ARCHIFUTURES Volume 4: Thresholds

“This fourth volume in the Archifutures series investigates how architecture, traditionally considered to be a future oriented activity, can best respond as we find ourselves on the threshold of a ‘post-futurist’ condition where the future is not necessarily ahead of us, but everywhere and – perhaps most especially – ‘now’”.

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EVERYTHING NOT SAVED WILL BE LOST: on digital archival project All Sources Are Broken

“Thinking of ASAB’s interest in obsolescence alongside the thematic frame of “ever elusive” brings to mind the manner in which Espen Aarseth, Principle Researcher at the Center for Computer Games Research at the IT University of Copenhagen, has spoken about hypertext, noting that its main feature “is discontinuity—the sudden displacement of the user’s position in the text.”

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STRATEGIES AGAINST ARCHITECTURE: What might anti-architecture mean in the post-industrial, digitised landscapes of 2017?

“Arguably, the ‘souls of our societies’ are drifting into the cloud, routed in physicality via the dispersed architecture of a thousand non-distinct (and often unmapped) server farms. What could ‘collapsing architecture’ in order to platz schaffen (make space) mean for artists working at the intersection of music and architecture today?”

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