Good meeting with Yuda today Starting to sort out a narrative framework for his transfer that will explore a recovery for Urban Screens.
I AM A MONUMENT by Aron Vinegar. MIT Press, Cambridge MA. 209 pp., illlus. Trade $29.95. ISBN: 978-0-262-22082-8 Reviewed by [Chris Speed for Leonardo Reviews] Original review found here: http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/april2009/speed_monument.html Vinegar’s book revisits ‘Learning from Las Vegas’ (LFLV), one of the most influential and contentious architectural books of the twentieth century. Written by architects Robert […]
Delivered paper at the 11th International Conference on Information Technologies in Landscape Architecture, To be honest I remain a cultural / digital geographer in amongst a smart but very focussed community of scientists who tend toward the particular the use of computers to further model the world. Some great stuff, but limited interest in the […]
Well sort of. Professor Andrea Haase at HS Anhalt, Architecture School invited me to give two lectures. The department are based at the Gropius site. University campus meets tourist attraction. The buildings are in good shape and remain fascinating artefacts. Lectures constructed a narrative between the Less Remote paper, Leonardo April issue, and the City […]
This short article reflects upon the temporal characteristics of the emerging phenomenon known as the Internet of Things. As objects become individually tagged with unique identities through the addition of small electronic chips or bar codes, their history is recorded and made available to others across a network. The advent of this ever-growing catalogue of […]