Answering Questions with Questions: A Personal Take on Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem as It Relates to Architecture and Design

  • Andrzej ZarzyckiEmail author
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This paper discusses the role of prototyping as a vehicle to integrate electronic media technology, materiality, and physical computing into architectural design process and education. It connects a creating-making approach to a broader maker and hacker culture through adaptive and autonomous assemblies and embedded electronic systems. It recognizes the need for a new conceptual discourse on what constitutes effective design methodology that nurtures innovation and considers all design factors: social, cultural, and technological.


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Digital Bubbles project was developed by Leland Greenfield and Edward Perez (Figs. 18.1 and 18.2).

The Algae Façade project was developed by Samantha Bard, Mary Lopreiato, and Libertad McLellan (Figs. 18.3, 18.4, 18.5 and 18.6).

The Adaptive Media Façade project was developed by Anthony Morrello and Anthony Samaha (Figs. 18.7 and 18.8).

The Green Wall project was developed by Milena Popow (Fig. 18.9).

The Tectonic Media Façade was developed by Kristen Schindler (Fig. 18.10).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewarkUSA

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