Usman Haque is an architect who creates responsive environments, interactive installations, digital interface devices as well as many mass-participation initiatives. Usman is the Founder of the sensor platform Pachube, now known as Xively.com.
Today, we’re going to talk about the smart city vs the messy city
Our radio interview will focus on the Critical Engineering Manifesto that Julian wrote a year ago together with Gordan Savičić and Danja Vasiliev. Expect explanations about why Engineering is the most transformative language of our time, questions about how to adopt the critical engineering ethos if you have next to zero technical skills, and details about Julian Oliver’s upcoming projects
The project is miles away from what you’d expect from an architecture work. No model, no plan. In fact, it looks more like an essay made of photos, short videos and texts. Together, they reflect on immoral architecture, unsympathetic machines, reality filtered by technology and more generally, our symbiotic relationship to technology. In fact, Madhav Kidao likens his project to “an exaggerated caricature of our present and near future relationships to technology as is stands.”
Vicente Guallart’s contribution to the biennale is a research project that explores the potential of information technology to reorganize the habitability of the world. From a single small object to the planet itself
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Over the past year, i’ve spent an impressive amount of time ogling a blog called Variable_environment. It had […]
As Innovationsforum Interaktionsdesign was trying to reflect the whole spectrum of interaction design and innovation, they needed the […]