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.

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Abstract

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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ID Code: 10566
Item Type: Book Chapter
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ISBN: ISSN 0714840718
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Phaidon Press Limited
Deposited On: 15 Nov 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 05:36

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