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Theory - Cybernetic Urbanism
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Cybernetic Urbanism
Skyscraper and bridge construction require complex interdisciplinary Systems Engineering begging the question: why do some architects rely on old-fashioned tools to make compicated designs today? In 1999, LaGess and McNamara began to theorize urban design as controlled by cybernetic systems relying on web-based design tools: the internet as the crucial urban design machine. Lord Fosterís Partner and Head of Computing, Hugh Whitehead, hosted our Harvard Studio in 2001 and introduced a range of generative software and database tools for architects which our students tested. Visit website