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  • Interactive Urban Design as Event

    (Source: Architectural Design) Once a practicing architect, engaged in the offices of Günter Behnisch, Christian Moeller was attracted away from the conventional route of the profession by the stimulation and opportunities of the 1980s multimedia art scene. In this profile by Lucy Bullivant, the now professor of media arts/design at UCLA describes his aptitude for [...]

  • Parametricism: A New Global Style for Architecture and Urban Design

    (Source: Architectural Design) Though parametricism has its roots in the digital animation techniques of the mid-1990s, it has only fully emerged in recent years with the development of advanced parametric design systems. Patrik Schumacher explains why parametricism has become the dominant, single style for avant-garde practice today and why it is particularly suited to large-scale [...]