Technically, chemistry is the study of matter, but I prefer to see it as the study of change. — Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in Breaking Bad
While ever more sophisticated digital techniques have become the norm in many advanced design-research studios, the application of the digital in urban design is still somewhat untested ground. “Parametric” concepts, of course, have been postulated in large correlative networks, where all things matter to all other things and where behavioral input is both traceable from and dependent on this abstract and invisible scaffold.
*image: Daniela MERCADO. Material studies investigating synthetic landscaping and geo-forming. Pratt Institute GAUD. Ferda KOLATAN, instructor.
[EXCERPTED FROM FRESH PUNCHES ]
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