publication . Thesis . 2011

Emergent Explorations: Analog and Digital Scripting

Worden, Alexander;
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  • Published: 29 Apr 2011
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
This book documents an exploration of emergent and linear modes of defining space, form, and structure. The thesis highlights a dialog between analog and digital modeling techniques, in concept and project development. It identifies that analog modeling techniques, coupled with judgment, can be used to develop complex forms. The thesis project employs critical judgment and the textile techniques of crochet as a vehicle generate form. Crochet lends itself to this investigation because it is a serial process of fabrication that allows for the introduction of specific non-linear modifications. The resulting emergent forms produced by this mode of working can be pre...
free text keywords: Frei Otto, Analog Computing, Textile, Crochet, Gottfried Semper, LD5655.V855 2011.W673
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