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Computationnal neo-baroque / Projects by Tobias Klein and Jordan Hodgson

Is anyone familiar by the amazing architectural projects by Tobias Klein and Jordan Hodgson.

“However, some people succeeds to design ornaments as fully part of the narration expressed by a project. Computation allows them then to populate a structure with an expressive ornamentation that register the resulting architecture in what we could call neo-baroque. Architecture becomes thus a materialized surrounding narration and computer seems essential to have a global and local control of the project (capitalism not allowing the construction to take as much time as it used to do in the 17th century during the baroque era).
Tobias Klein, former student at the Bartlett and now teaching at the Royal College of Arts, the Architectural Association and one of the founders of an experimental design group called horhizon, is one of this rare people. His two projects, Synthetic Syncretism and Contour Embodiment and the project developed by one of his student, Jordan Hodgson at the RCA are examples of fascinating narrations embodied by their neo-baroque architecture.” From Boiteauoutils, 31/12/2009. Read the entire article here: http://boiteaoutils.blogspot.com/2009/12/computationnal-neo-baroque-projects-by.html

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