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PODNET (post-digital architecture network) event

  • On March 25, 2006

If you can’t make it to Game Set Match II in Delft there’s two days of a range of presentations coming up in London, including live robot demonstrations, academic papers, videos and art works exploring the many routes by which the interface between the individual, the social, and the ‘computer’ is developing as a spatial question.

Emanuel Vercruysse, Interactive Architecture, Bartlett

9.30am – 7.30pm Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 April 2006
School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Rd, London, M421

Phil Ayers , Richard Difford , Steve Hardy , John Bell , Murray Fraser , Beau Lotto , Halli Bjornsson , John Frazer , Alan Penn , Iain Borden , Stephen Gage , Pete Silver , Jason Bruges , Jon Goodbun , Marq Smith , Mark Burry , David Greene , Neil Spiller , David Cunningham , Penelope Haralambidou , & Vicky Watson

Spatial Interface: architecture and technology is organised by The Polytechnic group at Westminster, the AVATAR group at the Bartlett, and SIAL-RMIT jointly announce the first PODNET (post-digital architecture network) event.

Sam Hobson, Clinimanic Studies, Bartlett

Intensifying the more general historical tendency of communications media and technology to disperse themselves into the spatial environment, these recent developments are driven by technologies around the web, databases, media environments, popular technology and entertainment, and the need to navigate networks of assembled information speedily and intuitively. The configuration and organisation of information in space is increasingly achieved through integrated assemblages of physical and virtual environments, engaging the mobile, experiencing and technologically extended body of the user in the navigation of information. In these configurations, spatial environments themselves act as prosthesis, as extensions of the body.

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