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.
19 February 2012 – A review of Antoine Picon's new book, Digital Culture in Architecture, which in my opinion focuses too much on the superficial cultural outcomes of digital architecture without digging into the technical causes.
22 February 2011 – Eminent computer scientist Fred Brooks's latest book, The Design of Design, reframes programming as a design discipline. In this post I consider what architects can learn from this relationship and from this book.
9 November 2010 – William Mitchell's The Logic of Architecture is considered seminal to computational design. In this post I put forward the argument that it was actually far from perfect and that the holes in this book can tell us much about the discourse pertaining to computational design.
11 September 2010 – A review of Robert Woodbury's latest book Elements of Parametric Design. The result of twenty years research into parametric design, it is probably the most significant book on the subject.