What art criticism and aesthetic beauty teach us about the artificial artistic age.
As the geography of the habitable earth shifts in response to drought, extreme weather events, and rising sea levels, ruins are increasingly the architectural default rather than the exception.
Aaron Swartz was 26 years old when he took his own life. He did so under the shadow of legal prosecution, pursued by government lawyers intent on maximal punishment. If found guilty, he potentially faced up to 50 years in prison and a $1 million dollar fine.
Trying to automate environmentalism alone won't resolve political barriers to conservation, but it might help us think differently
Jason Rhys Parry Reviews Holly Jean Buck's Guide to Geoengineering.
It began as a joke. It seemed reasonable to express skepticism about the ability of machines to excel as actors, but what would it mean to act for machines?
This chapter draws on two sites, one in California and one in Greenland, that illustrate the toxic temporalities of climate change.
Even before being designated a World Design Capital in 2016, the municipal government of Taipei had already begun investing in sustainable green urbanism initiatives...
Fall 2020 From the economic to the political, from public health to the climate, models seem to run the world. In architecture, the model is no longer just a physical tool for conceptualizing or representing architects' visions...
Abstract: In this article, Deleuze and Guattari emerge as pioneers of a philosophical practice that finds its actualization in processes of terraforming. Whereas the dominant modes of thought and forms of life of our time have resulted in the ravaging of the biosphere and the endangerment of humanity's future, Deleuze and Guattari's joint works constitute a field manual for constructing another earth out of the ruins of this one.
This essay demonstrates the utility of open source intelligence (OSINT) techniques for training students in new media literacy. It also discusses the potential for OSINT-related class activities to serve as a springboard for theoretical reflections.
Abstract: Undersea surveillance systems are proliferating across the world at a rate unprecedented since the Cold War. The central components of these systems are arrays of hydrophones fixed to the ocean floor that convert the underwater acoustic environment into graphic readouts.
Ruinology is defined here as the study of the speculative reconstruction of ruins. Its remit encompasses both the study of the mechanisms of ruination as well as attempts to reverse-engineer ruination and reconstruct architectural remains.
In Book II of the ancient architectural treatise, De architectura, Vitruvius gives a mythical account of the conjoined origins of architecture and language...
Set in the early years of the Old Republic after the abolition of slavery, Júlia Lopes de Almeida's The Bankruptcy depicts the rise and fall of a wealthy coffee exporter against a kaleidoscopic background of glamour, poverty, seduction, and financial speculation.
Podcast Appearances and Lectures
Financing the Challenge of Averting the Worst Climate Change Scenarios.
In this interview, he talks about an old mechanism for academics to build trust, the footnote, and the damaging effect hiding scientific work behind paywalls has on public access to information.
Jason Rhys Parry presenting An Anticipatory Theory of Ruin Ecology as part of the Practice panel of Matchmaking / Fellows at the Future Architecture 2020 Creative Exchange that took place 12. - 13. February 2020 @ MAO Slovenia.