A Natural Model for Architecture: the Nature of the Evolutionary Model
Frazer, John H. (2002) A Natural Model for Architecture: the Nature of the Evolutionary Model. In Spiller, Neil (Ed.) Cyber_Reader: Critical Writings for the Digital Era. Phaidon Press Limited, London, pp. 246-255.
John Frazer's architectural work is inspired by living and generative processes. Both evolutionary and revolutionary, it explores information ecologies and the dynamics of the spaces between objects. Fuelled by an interest in the cybernetic network of Gordon Pask and Norbert Wiener, and the possiblities of the computer and the 'new science' it has facilitated, Frazer and his team of collaborators have conducted a series of experiments that utilize genetic algorithms, cellular automata, emergent behaviour, complexity and feedback loops to create a truly dynamic architecture.
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|Deposited On:||15 Nov 2007 00:00|
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