......MODELS IN DEVELOPMENT

The Problem of Form and the Primacy of Vision


"Models in Development" outlines recent contemporary advancements in technology and culture, identifying the visual image as the now dominant mode of cultural transmission. It sees this spatial shift as having altered our understanding of the development of form in both material, social and biological systems, as well as having a profound influence on the architect's abilities to conceive, design and fabricate work. Focusing on new developmental models of form in biology the position concludes that by assuming a methodology based upon a concept of evolvability our architectural responses may foster outcomes beyond specialized techniques of image production and instead cultivate a relational concept to form able to generate local specificity while maintaining an overall adaptability in the face of current issues and future change.











The full text can be read at MOINOPOLIS laboratory of thoughts on spatial matters