ISBN 9781568988894,Fabricating Architecture: Selected Readings In Digital Design And Manufacturing

Fabricating Architecture: Selected Readings In Digital Design And Manufacturing



Princeton Architectural Press

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9781568988894

ISBN-10 1568988893


Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)

The arts: general issues

For years contemporary architects have been inundated with hype about the radical changes expected as a result of technological innovation and the proliferation of new digital tools and techniques. Though architects acknowledge that advances in computing are having a profound impact on architecture, the nature of that impact remains a subject of ongoing debate. Many noteworthy books are available that document the growing field of digital design and manufacturing, but few of these books address the truly broad range of issues that grow out of these emerging technological innovations. Fabricating Architecture gathers together for the first time twelve key essays by important critics, theorists, and architects, such as Martin Bechthold, Achim Menges, Kiel Moe, and Amanda Reeser Lawrence. Editor Robert Corser's concise analysis of each essay guides readers through the lively debate surrounding this topic.