Workshop + exhibition UIA Seoul 2017: Bio-digital as soul of the city

Towards the complex projétation the international Bio-Digital thought movement is developing on a Franco-Korean axis. It brings together academics and creatives. These specialists reconcile new methods of scientific analysis and new approaches to creation and development. They want to meet the new demands of the people and meet the new planetary constraints. This movement of thought is interested in the new methods of Constitution/re-constitution of the real proposed by the digital and the biological. How can the parameterization, the algorithm, the Écosystémie, the self-organization, fertilize and enrich the project approaches in the fields of architecture, urbanism, landscape, agriculture, governance, art, Sustainable development? That is the central question. The new approaches of projétation are to be examined. Continue reading

Chronicle | When Utopia and operational techniques rub shoulders

A prospective debate worthy of the name is fed alternatively of theoretical, practical and utopian substances. Today we present a fragment of the manifest text accompanying the project of bio-Digital City presented in the competition ' D3 Natural System '. The objective of this international competition was to propose architectural, territorial or urban devices designed to the articulation between nature and the artificial. Continue reading

Toward HyperLandscap

MAGERAND Jean, MORTAMAIS Elizabeth, towards Hyperpayson, L'Harmattan, 2009, Cites Collection Technologies Prospective, 258 p.   Cover four: Any societal organization interferes with the natural environment and generates landscape. The apparently unnatural collaboration of the computer and ecology is very coherent. What is the reference to the representation of this hypercomplex nature that reveals to us the life sciences and the information? What are the possible impacts on the management and interpretation of the territories? What landscapes emerge?

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