The historical narrative of digital architecture that has developed in the past two decades has been narrow in scope. Accounts have often focused on North American and European architects using personal computers and modeling software in schools and offices. Other Histories of the Digital aims to expand the discussion. What stories and methods come to the fore as we look at computation as a phenomenon with global reach, and which implicates many media and diverse forms of labor?
Michael Osman, author of Modernism's Visible Hand: Architecture and Regulation in America, will deliver a keynote lecture on April 1 at 6:30 PM in Piper Auditorium.