Essay On Technology And Architecture

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Technology has assumed a grand role in mediating notions of utopia with what is existing. In relation to Singapore’s urban development, discuss the benefits of technology’s ‘continuous fields of presence’ in the context of an architectural production cautious about how the ‘altered patterns of resource availability and space use’ impact upon society and space. With its relentless influence on global functions, is the prevalence of Technology on Architecture a desirable cause? Since the establishment of civilisations, Technology, or craft has long played a paramount role in development, but the pervading nature of modern technology has called for an assessment of the degree of consideration offered in multiple disciplines. In particular,…show more content…
Referencing projects by architects such as Toyo Ito (Sendai Mediatheque) and Rem Koolhaas (CCTV), Technology can be seen a relevant tool in architectural practice in the response to the evolving nature of urban space. There is an increasing need for architecture to adopt a nature of programmatic flexibility in order to accommodate the influx of erratic systems. These architects adopts technological methods of approach react to complex systems, such conformity to context creates the distinction to…show more content…
In particular to Singapore, Green and Sustainable architecture has been particularly relevant in response to its tropical climate and such allows its architecture to acquire a distinctive trait. Technology and Architecture as described, cannot be as easily divorced and should be integrated. Adapting to a new spatial climate will soften the implications of technological intervention. While conditions might have changed, the principles of architecture should not be wavered as it leans towards the betterment of the quality of
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