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Tonight at IAAC Hernan Diaz Alonso gave us a lecture questioning the role of the architecture in the current context. Hernan is principal and founder of the LA based design practice Xefirotarch. Considered one of the most influential voices of his generation, before becoming the Graduate Programs Chair at SCI-Arc, he has served for several years as [...]

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Master Project Theme 1V: Contextualizing Digital fabrication

Students have been working on their (FaB)BOTS Digital Tectonics Research Studio, now they will contextualize it and instrumentalize the fabrication wokr on two levels- Critically reflect on it from within theoretical notions of architectural and cultural discourse, and actualize it within concrete geographical, social, political, and economic environments. On saturday with the first class with [...]

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