The Fourth Revolution: The Digital Era

We are in this new era of architectural design where the technology around us has been helping us so much in the actual design of projects. Parametricism is a new way of finding a code in nature and actually finding information for it to create a completely new design. It is very interesting in the fact that this new revolution we are in will completely change our notions of cities and buildings and actually connect us more as people.

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Affect in Architecture

Architecture, can have an affect on individuals. The affect is defined as the subjective transposition of the quantity of instinctual energy. Affect is always attached to a place and the notion of place is fundamental to architecture. The sensations a place has upon arrival and stay there has an affect on a person.

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Music and Architecture

Rhythm has much to do with the pattern. Patterns can be found in both music, through beat and repetition, but can also be found in shapes or structural elements in architecture. The texture in music has to do with the layering of different sounds and rhythms with different instruments. Materials in architecture can also display texture.

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RS: Creating Architecture in Space | Issue #2

Most architects are used to working with models and blueprints, but how do you design something when you have no terrestrial experience of it? When you have never before seen its conditions and limitations. Being space architects is a hard task, because you must figure out a way to have a functioning design that will be moving in a different gravity or which will be faced with arduous radiation and sun exposure.

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