By Scott Marble
The assimilation and synthesis of electronic communications between architects, engineers, fabricators and developers is dramatically changing how we paintings and our dating to the instruments we use. New electronic capacities are restructuring the association and hierarchy of layout from self sustaining strategies to collective workflows. The ancient function of the fashion designer as an writer, a sole writer, is being changed with semi-autonomous, algorithmically pushed layout workflows deeply embedded in a collective electronic verbal exchange infrastructure. this can be making a variety of pressures at the self-discipline of structure to reorganize round the possibilities, and dangers, of those changes.
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