Protocols for Systemic Formats_02

Anna Pla Catala

The research focuses on the self-organizational and responsive qualities of cybernetic models in order to set up the conceptual and technical framework from which to evaluate and respond to the level of complexity that the contemporary urban built environment has achieved.The utilization of code as design method acquires full relevance only if the computer code integrates the affects of the material context in which it unfolds.The relationship between ecology and computation,allows to tackle the question of whether formal and ecological strategies are reconcilable, and whether there can exist a strategy that integrates the use of code with a political dimension for multi-scalar systems ranging from the metropolitan to the building component scale within the Fourth Industrial Revolution.