Easterling documents her research in collaboration with students. The first step in this research involved the identification of global sites that exhibited certain characteristics. Each of these is described as a spatial product, similar to software (rather than hardware). Each is dislocated, measured by statistics and acronyms. Each is valued more as streams of data than a physical form. These sites include automated container ports in Hong Kong, golf courses in China, and the global demolition industry.
Video Archive | Data (2)
Willem Neutelings describes the urban atmosphere of Holland. He explains his involvement in the Technical University of Delft, and his interest in exploiting data as material for design. Neutelings outlines the types of projects his office engages in, including housing, factories, fire stations, and public buildings. He explains that all of these projects have low budgets and use passive systems for heating and cooling, emphasizing his interest in sustainability.