Technoscape

Maristella Casciato , Pippo Ciorra

$135.00

•Architects' voices from all over the world

• A conscious look that merges past and future

• Fully illustrated with images and plans

Catalogue of the TECHNOTOPIA exhibition, which will be held at MAXXI in 2022, focusing on the relationship between artistic and scientific disciplines, nowadays closer than ever, and the consequent contacts between technique, creativity and social awareness. Architecture, engineering and science have overlapped on numerous occasions during the 20th century. First in the heroic phase and then in the mature phase of the reinforced concrete, then with the affirmation of hi-tech construction methods in the 1970s and 1980s and finally with the irruption of digitally controlled technologies. TECHNOTOPIA explores this alliance, responding to MAXXI's mission to look towards the future of our planet and the disciplines that modify its spaces. The volume follows the dual register of the exhibition, first dealing with how technology is making architecture, urban planning and other related disciplines more aware of their technical and scientific responsibility and capable of opening up new lines of research. The focus shifts then to structural engineering, comparing current masterpieces with previous historical modernist examples.

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$135.00

•Architects' voices from all over the world

• A conscious look that merges past and future

• Fully illustrated with images and plans

Catalogue of the TECHNOTOPIA exhibition, which will be held at MAXXI in 2022, focusing on the relationship between artistic and scientific disciplines, nowadays closer than ever, and the consequent contacts between technique, creativity and social awareness. Architecture, engineering and science have overlapped on numerous occasions during the 20th century. First in the heroic phase and then in the mature phase of the reinforced concrete, then with the affirmation of hi-tech construction methods in the 1970s and 1980s and finally with the irruption of digitally controlled technologies. TECHNOTOPIA explores this alliance, responding to MAXXI's mission to look towards the future of our planet and the disciplines that modify its spaces. The volume follows the dual register of the exhibition, first dealing with how technology is making architecture, urban planning and other related disciplines more aware of their technical and scientific responsibility and capable of opening up new lines of research. The focus shifts then to structural engineering, comparing current masterpieces with previous historical modernist examples.

Pages - 350

Binding - Paperback

Publisher - Forma Edizioni

Publication Date - 2023-02-16

ISBN - 9788855211000

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