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Open Source Architecture

Open Source Architecture
Library Shelf Location 10.RATT
Publication Date 2015
Description

Open Source Architecture offers a wholly new vision of how architecture can and must adapt to the realities of the 21st century.

The authors call for a shift from the ego-fuelled grand visions of ‘starchitects’ and their Modernist forebears, to a networked, collaborative, inclusive model that draws inspiration from phenomena such as crowd-sourcing, open access and mass customization.

Timely, provocative and passionate, this is a small book packed with big ideas that no architect or designer can afford to ignore.

Contents
The Promethean Architect: A Modern(ist) Hero
Bottom-Up Architectures: The Timeless Way of Building
Why It Did not Work: A Horse Designed by Committee
Learning From the network: New Paradigms for Participation in the Digital World
Open Source Gets Physical: How Digital Collaboration Technologies Became Tangible
Building Harmonies: Towards a Choral Architect(s)
Over to you: Go Ahead, Design!

ISBN 9780500343067
Quantity 1
Pages 144
Authors Carlo Ratti, Matthew Claudel
Format Hardback
Publisher Thames and Hudson Ltd, London
Category Architecture (category)
Language English

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