Duel + Duet: Greg Lynn & Peter Testa: Machine vision – seeing eye to eye (February 24, 2016)

The first of the Duels +Duets series of talks begins with Greg Lynn discussing the development of his interest in architecture that moves, discussing projects such as the Atlantis Sentosa Resort, the London Olympic Dome, the GF42′ high performance sailboat, the RV (Room Vehicle) House Prototype, pavilions for Curbside, the 2016 Architecture Biennale in Venice, and a new business providing machines for buildings–Piaggio Fast Forward.

Peter Testa discusses in detail his design with Devyn Weiser for an automated PSA Peugeot Citroën EV Factory, and also discusses studio and seminar work generated by SCI-Arc‘s Robot House, including. Testa and Lynn discuss machine vision, the role of architects in the development and future of intelligent environments and services. They respond to comments from the audience on staying relevant, technological nostalgia, the aesthetics of machine vision, and exasperatingly compartmentalized aesthetic and intellectual sensibilities.

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