CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

id acadia16_78
authors Parker, Matthew; Taron, Joshua M.
year 2016
title Form-Making in SIFT Imaged Environments
source ACADIA // 2016: POSTHUMAN FRONTIERS: Data, Designers, and Cognitive Machines [Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) ISBN 978-0-692-77095-5] Ann Arbor 27-29 October, 2016, pp. 78-87
summary Within the contemporary condition, turbulence that confronts architecture is no longer unpredictable weather patterns or wild beasts, but the unintended forces of a constantly connected digital infrastructure that demands constant attention. If, as Mark Wigley puts it, “architecture is always constructed in and against a storm” it is time for architecture to reevaluate its ability to separate us from a new storm-one that situates technology, global connectivity, human, non-human and composite users, and algorithmic architecture itself as new weather systems. Toward this end, this paper explores architecture’s ability to mediate and produce algorithmic turbulence generated through image-based sensing of the built environment. Through a close reading of Le Corbusier’s Urbanisme, we argue that for much of the 20th and the early part of the 21st century, cities have been designed to produce diagrams of smooth and homogenous flows. However, distributed personal technologies produce virtual layers that unevenly map onto the city, resulting in turbulent forces that computational platforms aim to conceal behind a visual narrative of accuracy, cohesion, anticipation, and order. By focusing on SIFT algorithms and their ability to extract n-dimensional vectors from two-dimensional images, this research explores computational workflows that mobilize turbulence towards the production of indeterminate form. These forms demarcate a new kind of challenge for both architecture and the city, whereby a cultural appetite to deploy algorithms that produce a smooth and seamless image of the world comes hand in hand with the turbulent and disruptive autonomy of those very same algorithms. By revisiting Urbanisme, a new set of architectural objectives are established that contextualize SIFTS within an urban agenda.
keywords complex morphology, sift algorithms, architectural representation, sensate systems
series ACADIA
type paper
email matthewparker@live.ca
full text file.pdf (929,664 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
details citation check to select
100%; open (2004) Find in CUMINCAD Distinctive Image Features from Scale-Invariant Keypoints , International Journal of Computer Vision 60 (2): 91–110
100%; open Bratton, Benjamin (2015) Find in CUMINCAD Machine Vision: Benjamin Bratton in Conversation with Mike Pepi and Marvin Jordan , DIS Magazine. Accessed August 14, 2015. http://dismagazine.com/discussion/73272/benjamin-bratton-machine-vision/
100%; open Cohen, Preston S. (2001) Find in CUMINCAD Contested Symmetries and Other Predicaments in Architecture. , New York: Princeton Architectural Press
100%; open Handlykken, Asne K (2011) Find in CUMINCAD Digital Cities in the Making: Exploring Perceptions of Space, Agency of Actors and Heterotopia , Ciber Legenda 25 (2): 22–37
100%; open Johnson, Jason S. and Matthew Parker (2014) Find in CUMINCAD This Is Not a Glitch: Algorithms and Anomalies in Google Architecture , ACADIA 14: Design Agency—Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, edited by David Gerber, Alvin Huang, and Jose Sanchez. Los Angeles: ACADIA. 389–398.
100%; open Le Corbusier (1971) Find in CUMINCAD The City of To-morrow and its Planning , Translated by Frederick Etchells. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Originally published as Urbanisme (Paris: Éditions Cr?s, 1925)
100%; open Lowe, David G (1999) Find in CUMINCAD Object Recognition from Local Scale-Invariant Features , Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision vol. 2. Kerkyra, Greece: ICCV. 1150–1157
100%; open Parisi, Luciana (2013) Find in CUMINCAD Contagious Architecture Computation, Aesthetics, and Space , Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
100%; open Parker, Matthew (2014) Find in CUMINCAD SIFT Materiality: Indeterminacy and Communication between the Physical and the Virtual , What’s the Matter: Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation, edited by Maria Voyatzaki. Barcelona: ENHSA-EAAE. 313–326.
100%; open Wigley, Mark (2007) Find in CUMINCAD Towards Turbulence , Volume 10. Accessed April 19, 2016 from http://c-lab.columbia.edu/0135.html
100%; open Wu, Jian, Zhiming Cui, Victor S. Sheng, Pengpeng Zhao, Dongliang Su, and Shengrong Gong (2013) Find in CUMINCAD A Comparative Study of SIFT and its Variants , Measurement Science Review 13 (3): 122–131
100%; open Yang, Donglei, Lili Liu, Feiwen Zhu, and Weihua Zhang (2011) Find in CUMINCAD A Parallel Analysis on Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT) Algorithm , Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advanced Parallel Processing Technology, edited by Olivier Temam, Pen-Chung Yew, and Binyu Zang. Shanghai: APPT. 98–111

last changed 2016/10/24 11:12
HOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_635695 from group guest) Works Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002