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DigitalCrafting Symposium 1 - videos of all lectures online

We are happy to share all lectures of the first DigitalCrafting Symposium. Please have a look for the videos here

MAKING/CRAFTING/DESIGNING: Perspectives on design as human activity

Design Theory Symposium, 10–12 February 2011

Venue: Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

The symposium investigates how this notion of design could be conceptualized and what the consequences for design as an academic discipline might be. An extended notion of design must, however, also be critically evaluated: if most artifacts are considered as being designed, how can unintentional processes and their material outcomes be accounted for? Within an investigation of human material culture it is thus important to distinguish the terms “making” and “designing.” While the former designates the production of material artifacts as a human [...]

Building the invisible - SmartGeometry 2011 in Copenhagen - Call out now

The SmartGeometry Group has announced that the annual SG event will take place in Copenhagen 28th March – 2nd April 2011. The event will be the key event in the year for discussing, learning and networking about the emerging practice of digital parametrics within the AEC community.

The event will come in three parts, a Workshop (28-31 March), a public Shop Talk (1 April), and a public Symposium and Reception (2 April). These events follow the highly successful previous SG events in Barcelona 2010, San Francisco 2009, Munich 2008, New York 2007, Cambridge/London, UK 2006 and multiple preceding events.
The SmartGeometry group [...]