The Situated Technologies Pamphlets series explores the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism.
How is our experience of the city and the choices we make in it affected by mobile communications, pervasive media, ambient informatics, and other “situated” technologies? How will the ability to design increasingly responsive environments alter the way architects conceive of space? What do architects need to know about urban computing, and what do technologists need to know about cities?
Published in nine issues, the Situated Technologies Pamphlets were edited by a rotating list of leading researchers and practitioners from architecture, art, philosophy of technology, comparative media study, performance studies, and engineering.
Modulated Cities: Networked Spaces, Reconstituted Subjects | Helen Nissenbaum and Kazys Varnelis
The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World | Christian Nold and Rob van Kranenburg
From Mobile Playgrounds to Sweatshop City | Trebor Scholz and Laura Y. Liu
A synchronicity: Design Fictions for Asynchronous Urban Computing | Julian Bleecker and Nicolas Nova.
Responsive Architecture/Performing Instruments | Philip Beesley and Omar Khan
Community Wireless Networks as Situated Advocacy by Laura Forlano and Dharma Dailey | Suspicious Images, Latent Interfaces by Benjamin Bratton and Natalie Jeremijenko | A double issue, the third in a nine-part publication series exploring the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism.
Urban Versioning System 1.0 | Matthew Fuller and Usman Haque | The second in a nine-part pamphlet series exploring the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism.
In the final installment of interviews with this year’s Emerging Voices, accompanied by videos from the lecture series, the partners of Estudio Macías Peredo and SITU Studio discuss their work.
A collection of all three winning essays from this year’s Urban Omnibus writing competition, Common Shares.
In anticipation of this year’s Beaux Arts Ball and its theme of Craft, we highlighted the work and expertise of the many artisans, consultants, and designers involved in the extensive restoration of the event venue, a landmarked bank building in Williamsburg.
Susana Torre draws on a 1977 League exhibition and publication on women in the architectural profession to consider the influence that feminism has had on architecture and urban planning and to reflect on how the discourse has and has not changed.