Video Archive | Open source (8)

David Benjamin Proof
David Benjamin is principal of the architecture firm The Living, and Director of the Living Architecture Lab at Columbia...
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Jean-Michel Crettaz introduces David Benjamin who discusses his book Life Size, which documents a methodology called...
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David Benjamin discusses several flash research projects including "Living Glass," "River Glow," "Living City," and "Living...
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David Benjamin discusses projects such as "Amphibious Architecture," and "Street Life," which emphasize testing as a design...
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David Benjamin discusses research projects "Lifecycles," and "Architecture Bio-synthesis."
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John Bohn discusses his recent personal research. The first involves design software engineering. Next, Bohn documents an...
Evan Roth
Evan Roth discusses his work such as Architectural Graphics Standards, White Glove Tracking, Explicit...
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De Landa discusses New York City and it's efforts to become a rhizome. He insists that the disappearance of industry from New...

David Benjamin Proof

September 29, 2010 | Video Lecturer:
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David Benjamin is principal of the architecture firm The Living, and Director of the Living Architecture Lab at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. The practice and the lab emphasize open source research and design, which offers results from experimentation in a way that others can use. Benjamin describes architectural research as an ecosystem where no project stands alone, and no project can be fully understood in isolation from the other projects.

 

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April 2, 2010 | Video Lecturer:

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John Bohn discusses his recent personal research. The first involves design software engineering. Next, Bohn documents an installation at the Rhode Island School of Design that explores “Open Source Architecture.” He discusses how he employed composer Iannis Xenakis and mathematics to achieve a changing formal arrangement. Bohn concludes with a residential project in Carmel, CA. Here, he explains his interest in immersive environments and establishing vocabularies for form generation.


Evan Roth

Evan Roth discusses his work such as Architectural Graphics Standards, White Glove Tracking, Explicit Content Only, Jay-Z’s video Brooklyn Go Hard, LED Throwies, and several others. He’s interested in the area between open source and popular culture and data visualization projects. He cites the books of Edward Tufte as an influence. He shows several of his public space projects, such as graffiti projected on to public buildings in New York. He talks about his work with James Powderly and a larger collaborative project involving several other open source developers working to create an eye tracking program for creating visual work.


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November 3, 1999 | Video Lecturer:

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De Landa discusses New York City and it’s efforts to become a rhizome. He insists that the disappearance of industry from New York in the 1940s created a crisis which is not yet resolved. He revisits the topic of open source systems, comparing Linux with Microsoft’s operating system. De Landa also reiterates his argument regarding economies of scale, explaining how smaller entities, such as towns, act as accelerators of historical time due to their flexible organization.