“Digital technologies represent the most radical shift in architectural practice for over a century –…”

“Digital technologies represent the most radical shift in architectural practice for over a century – but  architects have become too distracted by the benefits and overlook the dangers.”

Rem Koolhaas in an interview about smart homes with Dezeen 

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“Digital technologies represent the most radical shift in architectural practice for over a century –…”

“Digital technologies represent the most radical shift in architectural practice for over a century – but  architects have become too distracted by the benefits and overlook the dangers.”

Rem Koolhaas in an interview about smart homes with Dezeen 

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I, Cyborg

Cybernetic organism, or in short: cyborg. Although a merging of technology and the human body, it always strikes me how cold, industrial and complex the term sounds. Born during the Cold War in an article about how to suite the human body for research into space, the discourse around the cyborg emphasized for a long time the technological side, while the ‘fleshy-ness’ or human part disappeared in the background.

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