Pulsation in Architecture

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J. Ross Pub., 2012 - Architecture - 475 pages
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Pulsation in Architecture showcases the work of some of the world's leading designers at the forefront of the digital avant-garde. It will reveal some of the most progressive, innovative concepts and fabrication techniques connected to the production of contemporary architecture design as well as cutting-edge technologies that are changing the way in which architecture is conceived and built. This state-of-the-art book will create a significant awareness of the power of digital design oriented to fabrication, as a trigger for change and innovation in architecture. The book will include material by Peter Eisenman, Hani Rashid, Jeffrey Kipnis, Ali Rahim, David Ruy, Evan Douglis, Hernan Diaz Alonso, Perry Hall, Eric Goldemberg, Greg Lynn, among others.Key Features • Explores new ways in which built form can be envisioned through digital design and how this is changing the role of the designer in its capacity to explore space • Introduces a conceptual framework of emergence and aggregation rhythms in relation to the evolution of contemporary design thought, influencing all areas of design • Presents different ways to choreograph the stages of digital design toward the ultimate manufacture, and provides examples of processes that are radically changing the nature of architectural design • Discusses how digital design is seen as a catalyst for change, showing the paradigm shift of digital technologies and their evolution from pure 'visualization' towards 'form generation' • Reveals how sensation and atmosphere are qualities that can be achieved via the mastery of digital design techniques and their implementation at various scales

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Eric Goldemberg is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Florida International University and a practicing architect. He earned a professional degree from the University of Buenos Aires and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, New York. Professor Goldemberg started his academic career teaching at the University of Buenos Aires, proceeding to teach undergraduate studios at Pratt Institute, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and graduate studios at Columbia University, and has been invited to lecture and teach seminars and workshops at several institutions. Eric Goldemberg is a founding Partner of MONAD Architects, a practice that takes advantage of cutting-edge 3D computer technology and design techniques for a range of scales, from urban strategies to product design.

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