Nathaniel Zuelzke and Trevor Patt speak on the negotiation between aesthetics and execution in architecture.
About the speaker
Nathaniel Zuelzke and Trevor Patt teach computational techniques for architectural production. Trained at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and currently researching in EPFL’s Media x Design Lab, their studios investigate a great variety of scales and agendas, from digitally-fabricated furniture to urban farming strategies in Beijing. Their research has been exhibited in North America, Europe, and Asia, with upcoming installations in Ras al-Khaimah and Switzerland.
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How many of you question the very basis, the fundamental systems, of logic and mathematics that drive computation? — Nathaniel Zuelzke & Trevor Pratt
Some people put too much faith in technology, they give over authorship to the machine and give up control of their own work. — Nathaniel Zuelzke & Trevor Pratt
You really must own your own ideology. Creation demands conviction. — Nathaniel Zuelzke & Trevor Pratt
The computer encourages understanding and control. — Nathaniel Zuelzke & Trevor Pratt
How does the computer change the way we conceive of architecture? — Nathaniel Zuelzke & Trevor Pratt