Beyond Digital Avant-Gardes: The Materiality of Architecture and Its Impact

Beyond Digital Avant-Gardes: The Materiality of Architecture and Its Impact (Library Login Required)

Author:

Antoine Picon

Abstract:

In the last 25 years, since the beginning of the ‘first digital turn’ in architecture, the imperative towards sustainability and the preoccupations of the virtual vanguard have seldom been bedfellows. Antoine Picon, Harvard Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology, sees some green shoots in the post-digital world.