The Alphabet and the Algorithm (Writing Architecture)
Digital technologies have changed architecture--the way it istaught, practiced, managed, and regulated. But if the digital has created a"paradigm shift" for architecture, which paradigm is shifting? In TheAlphabet and the Algorithm, Mario Carpo points to one key practice of modernity: themaking of identical copies. Carpo highlights two examples of identicality crucial toth...more
amazingly accurate and perfectly balanced in tone. a must read for all digital enthusiasts (as well as passive practitioners) of computational architecture.
transformations are bringing our society in the right direction. The Alphabet and The Algorithm is an architect’s version of that rumination. In it the reader is in ...more