Final review of Federico Ruberto’s design studio “Mise-en-Abyme: Proto-Cemetery”, part of Core-Studio-II, Singapore University of Technology and Design. Federico Ruberto: “Students were asked to design a “ritual”, the passage through, the crossing, the profanation that marks the establishment of the norm, the constitution of a conceptual/physical “threshold”, that living-limit that is usually referred to as…
LAND / TERRITORY / TERRAIN
PLOT / PLOTTING
COSMO / GEO / ECO
META / PARA[consistent]
[terrastuctures: design territories between facts and fictions]
[digital/physical earth systems]
[terrastuctures: territory, design and fiction]
[territorial narratives, design and earth-systems]
[territorial choreography and earth-systems]
What is territory? Conceptual machines, strategies and politics; whence one can build, reiteratively one’s own concept-of-matter.
“What” is a de-signer? A strategist, an inventor that is knotted between efficiency and inefficiency, an engineer of complexity, a weaver of multi-linearities, a qualifier and not only a quantifier, an explorer by default and a navigator by necessity.
To design is to invent diagrammatic practices that understand, by modeling, the non-linear surfaces of any “given” system and its layers of complexity.
“What we need is neither abstraction nor occupying, but the occupying of abstraction”
website in progress
Prof. Eva Castro introduces “form | axioms”, its work with the students at SUTD and the work involving an exhibition with virtual and augmented reality experiences developed for “City of Streams”, Yantian district, sub-venue of the 2019 “Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture”, Shenzhen.
Our SUTD student, (M.Arch graduate, Class of 2019), Ms. Nabila Larasati Pranoto wins the prestigious Coup de Coeur Award in the category “Architecture and Issue of Sea Level Rise” Leonardo da Vinci promotion, with her master thesis project “A Living Organism”. The award was given by the Jacques Rougerie Foundation, named after the visionary architect…
formaxioms @ Colloquium SUTD (Singapore University of Technology and Design) + UOS (University of Seoul). Federico Ruberto presents “Speculative Future(s) for the Anthropocene” Time: 10am / January 10, 2020 Place: Singapore University of Technology and Design – Lecture Hall 3 Organizer: Jie-eun Hwang (UOS) and Stylianos Dritsas (SUTD) Participants: Bige Tuncer, “Big Data Informed Urban…
Federico Ruberto’s essay “Latent Cities with Eyes Wide (and) Shut” is part of the 2019 “Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture_Shenzhen-Hong Kong”. This year Biennale is titled “Eyes of the City” and its Chief Curator is Prof.Carlo Ratti. The essay is online on Archdaily (abstract here and reader with different essays here) The essay is part of…
Final review of our Advanced Option Studio, third chapter of the South China Sea Agenda titled “Design Strategies in SCS III_ Designing the Atlas Through Micro Localities”. Tutors: Eva Castro and Federico Ruberto. VR/AR: IRL team.