algorithmic architecture

Thursday. 10/30. 8pm. PIFAS For the second installment Melissa Frost will be delivering a short introduction philosophically questioning computer as creator followed by Kristen Smith (of PennDesign) presenting her well informed take on algorithmic design: “More commonly associated with problem solving strategies in mathematics and computing, algorithms have now taken on a central role in … Continue reading

Skateboarding, Action, and Architecture.

Brandon Joyce of PIFAS shares his inexpert opinions on how it is action that anoints architecture with meaning. Calling on street-skating as a high model, he’ll speak about how use, misuse, and transformation can override— or even negate— intent and expression in architectural design. Followed by q&a/discussion. skate vids. recommended background info October 23rd. 8pm … Continue reading


architecture with/out architects will be an on going series of educational and exploratory dialogs as a query into the concepts of space beyond the customs and cliques of architecture. that is to say, this is for you, whoever you are. As an attempt to seek architectural thought in its full scope, topics traverse urbanism, sociology, … Continue reading