Iaac Bits 9: Black Ecologies

Iaac Bits 9: Black Ecologies

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The magazine of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, a collective container of knowledge and material stimulating, promoting and developing research in the diverse areas of Advanced Architecture through a multi-disciplinary approach. In the face of a hyper-technified world, we need more technology. In the face of an inhuman world, we need more otherness. In front of a perturbed world, we need more alienation. And above all, in front of an adulterated world, we need more artifice. In this scenario, biological agents, ecological agents, technological agents and cultural agents coproduce a reality that is no longer built from promethean epics, relativist ironies or primitivist nostalgia, but from accelerated hybrids; poly-plural constructs that hurtle towards a post-capitalist world. In the light of this narrative, Black Ecologies displays an architecture based not only on processes and performances, but also on specific, literal and hyperrealist protocols; they do not find shelter in abstraction, history or language, but on the conformation of operative "assemblages".

Author: Manuel Gausa
Publisher: Actar
Published: 03/03/2020
Pages: 152
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.30lbs
Size: 10.50h x 7.80w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9788412088502