Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Benjamin Aranda: Instructions for Assembly

Speaking of the architectural and media practice he shares with Chris Lasch, Aranda will explore the use of algorithms and systems theory in contemporary design. Well known for examining dynamics such as “Tooling” and “Flocking,” the team has revisited classic “real-time systems” — such as bird flight – only to determine the non-linear functions that torque them. Shifting from organic to inorganic systems, the partnership has recently begun to investigate crystalline structures in modeling architecture. Aranda’s intervention will be less an historical overview than a plunge into contemporary praxis, exemplified in the large-scale pavilions (Morning Line, Evening Line, and Midnight Line) recently designed in collaboration with Matthew Ritchie. This seminar was held on February 4, 2011, as part of "Systems, Process, Art, and the Social", Festival of Art Science and Technology (FAST), MIT 150 Celebration.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Arts at MIT

Arts at MIT

Category: Arts | Updated 5 months ago

Created
June 03, 2011 18:01
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
5163 times

More from Arts at MIT

Light Drift at the FAST Future Forum on the Arts

Light Drift at the FAST Future Foru...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:57 | 5433 views

The Cloud

The Cloud

MIT Mobile Experience Lab

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:06 | 25395 views

"The Rogers Plan" Interview with Director Susan Wilson

"The Rogers Plan" Interview with Di...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:01:49 | 2409 views

MIT Mood Meter at the FAST Future Forum on the Arts

MIT Mood Meter at the FAST Future F...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:03:54 | 6652 views

FAST Highlights - Festival of Art, Science and Technology

FAST Highlights - Festival of Art, ...

Added 3 years ago | 00:09:36 | 7731 views

Evan Ziporyn

Evan Ziporyn

Added over 3 years ago | 00:06:45 | 3975 views