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.
Sticks by Hou de Sousa was the winner of Folly 2016. Read an essay on this functional structure by Pasqualina Azzarello, Socrates Director of Public Programs; a roundtable discussion featuring the designers among other participants; and a look at this year’s other notable competition entries.
Announcing the winners of the Architectural League Prize 2016: (im)permanence
A collection of the winning essays from the fourth annual Urban Omnibus writing competition, As Seen On [ ].
Torqueing Spheres by IK Studio was the winner of Folly 2015. Explore an interview with Mariana Ibañez and Simon Kim, a photo essay on the fabrication, and other notable entries from this year’s competition.