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This article has been originally published as part of the column FABBRICATION in XXI magazine, vol.161, July/August 2017. This article can be accessed here in Turkish. Alberti’s computational communication, Gaudi’s informational models, Otto’s free structural experimentations. All share the same roots. Collage by Efe Gözen, 2017. Many believe the emergence of computational design corresponds to the golden era of the …

How to Train Your Robot?

This article has been originally published as part of the column FABBRICATION in XXI magazine, vol.160, June 2017. This article can be accessed here in Turkish. How to Train Your Robot, ATONATON’s Mimus installation and its visitor. Typical information flow from design to execution is taken granted as linear, rather one-directional. Often, a G-Code with lines and lines of comprehensive …

Does Orange Dream of Electric Brick?

This article has been originally published as part of the column FABBRICATION in XXI magazine, vol.159, May 2017. This article can be accessed here in Turkish. We are enjoying the journey, as it is itself the reward for us. This time, we will focus solely on our beloved “orange” for a briefer time frame compared to that of our prior …

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This article has been originally published as part of the column FABBRICATION in XXI magazine, vol.158, April 2017. This article can be accessed here in Turkish. 1910 depiction of an electric construction site in the then distant utopic year of 2000. Are we there yet? A series of futuristic images, with the first series produced for the 1900 Exhibition Universelle …

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This article has been originally published as part of the column FABBRICATION in XXI, vol.157, March 2017. This article can be accessed here in Turkish. Previously on fabbrication, we had initiated a self-analysis. Correlating the evolution of the architect with shifting methods of production through time, we glimpsed into the time until the Industrial Revolution to gather as many threads …

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This article has been originally published as part of the column FABBRICATION in XXI magazine, vol.156, February 2017. This article can be accessed here in Turkish. “Who are we as architects?” we found ourselves pondering, across a half-a-ton bright orange robotic arm looming over the very little space we have as our digital fabrication workshop. We were not the run-of-the-mill …