architecture

A visual panorama of... "the invisible matrix of human labor, energy consumption, and resource extraction that underlies digital networks and artificial intelligence."
"While the capacity to intervene in the production of urban space or formulate an effective vision of what’s to come has appeared increasingly cut off to the general population, long-term development projects and real-estate schemes continue to dictate city transformation well into the future. And we are increasingly inundated with the …
"The idea that an architectural rendering can be ‘real’ or ‘fake’ involves a transference of the logic of one medium—building—to the logic of another—drawing. Architectural rendering has always exploited the potentials of the page or canvas where money, knowledge, taste or gravity proved prohibitive..."
The artist and designer Tobias Revell has been invited by The Photographers' Gallery digital programme to curate a strand for Unthinking Photography on the theme of photography, rendering and CGI and their effect in architecture and the built environment. In this text the curator of the series introduces the topic through a short history of image …
TPG
2016-09
prostheticknowledge: UberNet Computer Vision research from Iasonas Kokkinos demonstrates method neural networks can assist in the field, encompassing various methods into one system: In this work we …
As our cities become smarter, the data of daily life is becoming increasingly granular. Sensors and cameras can tell us things like how many people cross a particular street during the morning …