Between the Autonomous & Contingent Object: Paper Proceedings

Material Contingency in Computation

Fall Conference Proceedings

Author(s): James Forren

Digital technology has a scale, as well as material, problem. Modeling at fullscale in a virtual environment removes the feedback loop that miniaturization(and its attendant abstraction) provides. The internalized intervals of scale (bethey metric or imperial) establish a common frame of reference across thediscipline and are a didactic tool used to form the architectural imagination.1

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