One interesting signal we were tracking back at the time of making Issue 1 was "digital nomadism" or the new kinds of work configurations enabled by the web. This reality has obviously accelerated considerably since we first wrote about it.
How to we make sense of our shared human experience given that we seem trapped into the limited persona of the 'consumer'? Here we connect Sandel and Lapham through the concept of the "skyboxification" of life.
Software is eating the world, but there is a also a renaissance of hardware, where “hardware is the new software,” increasingly open, agile, dynamic, drawing from similar investment and development practices.
Welcome to the age of adhocracy. As the opposite of bureaucracy, adhocracy cuts across accepted conventions and power structures to capture opportunities, self-organize and develop new and unexpected methodologies of production.
What was the role of digital tools in the evolution of the architectural design process? Archaeology of the Digital, a transdisciplinary exhibition at Montreal’s CCA (2012) attempted to craft an answer.