What ‘The Future of The Professions’ Reveals About the Future of Architecture

13 November 2019 – The 'Future of the Professions' argues that technology is incrementally dismantling traditional professions, leaving professionals with an uncertain future. This in-depth review looks at where architecture might be headed.

How to Draw a Hyperboloid

6 September 2014 – Delving into the core of NURBs, I explain how manipulate the input values to NURBs so you can draw mathematical shapes like hyperboloids.

@CASE_inc

27 November 2013 – I'm moving to New York and joining CASE!

The Future of Architectural Discourse

27 October 2013 – I’ve been thinking about publishing a lot lately. What it means, why we do it, and where it is going.

Parametric Typography

21 August 2013 – A failed attempt to apply parametric modelling to typography as part of my thesis. Includes a discussion of parametric logos, and source files for six parametric fonts in Processing.

A History of Parametric

6 August 2013 – A long and incomplete history of parametric modelling. Starting in the nineteenth century with James Dana’s crystal drawings, and ending up in twenty-first century by way of Gaudí, Moretti, Ivan Sutherland’s Sketchpad, and other more recent technological innovations.

What’s in a name?

29 May 2013 – As of today, nzarchitecture.com is now danieldavis.com. In this post I look back at the various incarnations of nzarchitecture.com and explain why it was time to retire the name.

Hiatus

16 February 2013 – Why I haven't posted in a long, long time.

HTML5 & WebGL – one year on

16 May 2012 – Revisiting a year-old post about WebGL. A look at the new tools, new business practices, and new frameworks that have sprung up in the past year.

Interview with a supernode – Andrea Graziano

2 May 2012 – An interview with Andrea Graziano, better known as Digitag, about the shifting of architectural discourse into new media.