Poetics of Design Beyond Intelligences: The Meaning of Embodied Aesthetics and Simulation of Mood in Performative Design and Architecture

Poetics of Design: A House Is a Tree Is an Insect Is a Computer Is a Human

Authored by: Mariana Ibañez

The Routledge Companion to Paradigms of Performativity in Design and Architecture

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  December  2019

Print ISBN: 9780367076191
eBook ISBN: 9780429021640
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In addressing poetics in the age of synthetic intelligence and sentient architecture, what becomes necessary is the shifting of perception. Aesthetics based on sight, sound, and materiality would move away from a value system constructed for humans to one that is more nuanced. Increasing pressures from changing climates and advancing technologies will bring about new social orders among the human, animal, plant, bacteria, and synthetic.

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