M1:mediality & architectonics/ lecture by Vera B眉hlmann

M1:mediality & architectonics/ lecture by Vera B眉hlmann

Lecture by Vera B眉hlmann, an an introduction to the background issues to Michel Serres’ Text “The Origins of Geometry”. Why is geometry so fundamental to our thinking? What does it mean to our CAAD problematics on finding solutions that cannot be drawn? The origin of geometry itself, so Serres claims, was of a double nature: Using figures, schemas, and diagrams on the one hand, and using letters, words, and sentences of the system, organized by their own semantics... Read More

M1:REAL ABUNDANCE/lecture by Ludger Hovestadt and Vera B眉hlmann

M1:REAL ABUNDANCE/lecture by Ludger Hovestadt and Vera B眉hlmann

Energy in the metalithic Era: lecture by Ludger Hovestadt and Vera B眉hlmann on the [power]book. Do we have enough energy for everyone? Of course not: we have more than enough. More than enough to cover all our current needs, more than enough to cater for expanding populations, growing economies and rising standards of living, across the globe. We have so much energy that, once we始ve sorted out the logistics of distributing it, we won始t know what to do with it all. And we won始t... Read More