Author Archives: theodora vardouli

Peer-reviewed article in the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Special Issue: Computing and Capitalism)

Citation: Vardouli T and David Theodore, “Walking instead of Working: Space Allocation, Automatic Architecture, and the Abstraction of Hospital Labor,” in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing [Early Access] doi: 10.1109/MAHC.2020.2990111 Abstract: “Space allocation” was a central pursuit in

Peer-reviewed article in the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Special Issue: Computing and Capitalism)

Citation: Vardouli T and David Theodore, “Walking instead of Working: Space Allocation, Automatic Architecture, and the Abstraction of Hospital Labor,” in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing [Early Access] doi: 10.1109/MAHC.2020.2990111 Abstract: “Space allocation” was a central pursuit in

Peer-reviewed article in the Nexus Network Journal: Architecture and Mathematics

Citation: Vardouli T “Skeletons, Shapes, and the Shift from Surface to Structure in Architectural Geometry.” Nexus Network Journal 22, pp. 487–505. Abstract: Architects that digitally manipulate geometry confront a rift between what is being displayed on the screen (metric shapes)

Peer-reviewed article in the Nexus Network Journal: Architecture and Mathematics

Citation: Vardouli T “Skeletons, Shapes, and the Shift from Surface to Structure in Architectural Geometry.” Nexus Network Journal 22, pp. 487–505. Abstract: Architects that digitally manipulate geometry confront a rift between what is being displayed on the screen (metric shapes)

Book: Computer Architectures: Constructing the Common Ground (Routledge, 2020)

Citation: Vardouli T and Olga Touloumi (eds.). 2020. Computer Architectures: Constructing the Common Ground. Routledge Research in Design, Technology and Society Series. Vardouli and Touloumi Interview with the New Books Network: https://megaphone.link/LIT6952420790 Book description: Computer Architectures is a collection of multidisciplinary

Book: Computer Architectures: Constructing the Common Ground (Routledge, 2020)

Citation: Vardouli T and Olga Touloumi (eds.). 2020. Computer Architectures: Constructing the Common Ground. Routledge Research in Design, Technology and Society Series. Vardouli and Touloumi Interview with the New Books Network: https://megaphone.link/LIT6952420790 Book description: Computer Architectures is a collection of multidisciplinary

Debate on digital architecture for the INHA journal Perspective, with Martin Bressani, Mario Carpo, and Reinhold Martin, organized by Antoine Picon

Citation: Martin Bressani, Mario Carpo, Reinhold Martin, Antoine Picon et Theodora Vardouli, «L’architecture à l’heure du numérique, des algorithmes au projet», Perspective [En ligne], 2 | 2019, mis en ligne le 30 juin 2020, consulté le 04 mai 2020. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/perspective/14830 ; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4000/perspective.14830

Debate on digital architecture for the INHA journal Perspective, with Martin Bressani, Mario Carpo, and Reinhold Martin, organized by Antoine Picon

Citation: Martin Bressani, Mario Carpo, Reinhold Martin, Antoine Picon et Theodora Vardouli, «L’architecture à l’heure du numérique, des algorithmes au projet», Perspective [En ligne], 2 | 2019, mis en ligne le 30 juin 2020, consulté le 04 mai 2020. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/perspective/14830 ; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4000/perspective.14830

Review of Roberto Botazzi’s Digital Architecture Beyond Computers for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

Citation: Vardouli T. “Review of Roberto Bottazzi’s Digital Architecture Before Computers: Fragments of a Cultural History of Computational Design”. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 78(4)(December 2019). Link: https://online.ucpress.edu/jsah/article/78/4/496/106979/Review-Digital-Architecture-beyond-Computers

Review of Roberto Botazzi’s Digital Architecture Beyond Computers for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

Citation: Vardouli T. “Review of Roberto Bottazzi’s Digital Architecture Before Computers: Fragments of a Cultural History of Computational Design”. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 78(4)(December 2019). Link: https://online.ucpress.edu/jsah/article/78/4/496/106979/Review-Digital-Architecture-beyond-Computers

Talk at the conference “Pixels, Vectors, and Algorithms” Architekturmuseum, Munich

I gave an invited talk titled “Computing Choice: Participatory Design and the Enumerative Imagination” at the Pixels, Vectors, and Algorithms conference at the Architekturmuseum in Munich in October 2019. The conference is coupled with the exhibition The Architecture Machine, organized

Talk at the conference “Pixels, Vectors, and Algorithms” Architekturmuseum, Munich

I gave an invited talk titled “Computing Choice: Participatory Design and the Enumerative Imagination” at the Pixels, Vectors, and Algorithms conference at the Architekturmuseum in Munich in October 2019. The conference is coupled with the exhibition The Architecture Machine, organized

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“Toward a Digital Imagination” project awarded SSHRC Connection Grant

Team: Lead Applicant: Theodora Vardouli, Co-applicants: Daniel Cardoso Llach (Carnegie Mellon University) and Nicolas Reeves (UQAM), Collaborator: Gabriella Aceves Sepulveda (Simon Fraser University). Project description: How did 20th century developments in digital computation, software, displays, and hardware shape the aesthetic

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“Toward a Digital Imagination” project awarded SSHRC Connection Grant

Team: Lead Applicant: Theodora Vardouli, Co-applicants: Daniel Cardoso Llach (Carnegie Mellon University) and Nicolas Reeves (UQAM), Collaborator: Gabriella Aceves Sepulveda (Simon Fraser University). Project description: How did 20th century developments in digital computation, software, displays, and hardware shape the aesthetic

Presentation at Cambridge Talks: Other Histories of the Digital

Olga Touloumi and I presented a methodological intervention on a multilingual, polyphonic, scalar, protean space for thinking about histories of architecture and the computer at Harvard GSD’s 2019 Cambridge Talks. Themed “Other Histories of the Digital” and organized by Matthew

Presentation at Cambridge Talks: Other Histories of the Digital

Olga Touloumi and I presented a methodological intervention on a multilingual, polyphonic, scalar, protean space for thinking about histories of architecture and the computer at Harvard GSD’s 2019 Cambridge Talks. Themed “Other Histories of the Digital” and organized by Matthew

“Seeing Structures Beneath” at the Lionel March Memorial Conference, Cambridge University, UK

I had the honour to be among the invited speakers in the Conference organized in memory of Prof. Lionel March in Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge. The conference featured talks by Prof. March’s collaborators and students throughout his

“Seeing Structures Beneath” at the Lionel March Memorial Conference, Cambridge University, UK

I had the honour to be among the invited speakers in the Conference organized in memory of Prof. Lionel March in Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge. The conference featured talks by Prof. March’s collaborators and students throughout his

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“Architecture as Computation” Research Project Awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has announced the results of the Insight Development Grants 2018 Competition. Happy to be among the award recipients with my research project “Architecture as Computation: Academic Research Networks and Mobilities of Technical Practices.” The

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“Architecture as Computation” Research Project Awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has announced the results of the Insight Development Grants 2018 Competition. Happy to be among the award recipients with my research project “Architecture as Computation: Academic Research Networks and Mobilities of Technical Practices.” The