“What we need is neither abstraction nor occupying, but the occupying of abstraction”

McKenzie Wark

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“The map had been the first form of misdirection, for what is a map but a way of emphasizing some things and making other things invisible?”

Jeff VanderMeer

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“In time, those Unconscionable Maps no longer satisfied, and the Cartographers Guilds struck a Map of the Empire whose size was that of the Empire […] In the Deserts of the West, still today, there are Tattered Ruins of that Map, inhabited by Animals and Beggars; in all the Land there is no other Relic of the Disciplines of Geography”

Jorge Luis Borges

Latest Events

2019_10_14_Lisbon Triennale Exhibition_2

Lisbon Triennale Triennale_Exhibition

Our Core Studio students’ work is exhibited at the 2019 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, section “Artificial Realities: Virtual as an Aesthetic Medium for Architectural Ideation” (http://istar.iscte-iul.pt/artificialrealities/) [TEXT FROM THE ORGANISERS] Artificial Realities: Virtual as an Aesthetic Medium for Architectural Ideation’ is an associated project of Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019. It is an exhibition coupled with a…

2019_10_14_Lisbon Triennale Lecture

Lisbon Architecture Triennale_Lecture

Federico Ruberto’s essay “Models and Fictions: the Archi-tectonic of Virtual Reality” has been selected for publication and for presentation by the 2019 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, section “Artificial Realities: Virtual as an Aesthetic Medium for Architectural Ideation” (http://istar.iscte-iul.pt/artificialrealities/) [TEXT FROM THE ORGANISERS] Artificial Realities: Virtual as an Aesthetic Medium for Architectural Ideation’ is an associated project…

2019_08_25_Master Students Awards_2

Master Students Awards

Our two students Clara and Nabila are awarded respectively the Best Representation Award and the Best Project (Sustainable Future category) @SUTD_ASD.  Daryl receives the Keppel Award of Excellence and the Singapore Board of Architects Award.

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TAS Debate / NUS-SUTD

Federico Ruberto, together with Stylianos Dritsas and Grace Sim represented SUTD at the 2019 TUS Debate held at NUS, a discussion that focused on drawing the distinction between computation and “parametricism” and on the pros and cons of computation in relation to architecture —the formation of “space” and the agency of design. The team’s was…

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MIT-SUTD / IDC Grant

Our research cluster has been recently awarded by the SUTD-MIT / IDC—International Design Centre (https://idc.sutd.edu.sg/) a one year research grant.

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SUTD Research Groups

form_axioms is among the research groups of SUTD-ASD — Singapore University of Technology and Design, Architecture and Sustainable Design.

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