M1:”about the point”/lecture by Ludger Hovestadt

M1:”about the point”/lecture by Ludger Hovestadt

The point is a geometrical abstraction, everyone would probably agree with that. This lecture by Ludger Hovestadt explores how聽 the abstract concept of a point releases different potentials to be realized in different technological paradigms. It gives an introduction to what it can allow for first in a pre-analytical, geometrical paradigm, then in an analytical, mechanical paradigm, and closes with an outlook and a first attempt to characterize the story of the point within the... Read More

M One: LIVING IN A WORLD OF ABUNDANT POTENTIALS

M One: LIVING IN A WORLD OF ABUNDANT POTENTIALS

The first module asks about the use and the possibility of a theory for architecture, with a specific application to and perspective on CAAD. We will be concerned with the relation between architectonics as a methodological, philosophical frame of reference and its application in architectural practice, both from a historical as well as from a structural point of view. We will especially look at the role technology plays in that relation. Different from mechanical technology which... Read More