PA Talks 02 – Mario Carpo – The Second Digital Turn
Tune in to Episode 02 of the PA Talks series with Mario Carpo, an architectural historian, and critic on his latest book The Second Digital Turn, released on October 13, 2017, interviewed by Hamid Hassanzadeh.
In this book, Carpo has discussed Voxelation or Voxelization style in Design. The interview covers Carpo’s insights on the fundamentals of this style and where it comes from.
Mario Carpo is currently the inaugural Reyner Banham Professor of Architectural History and Theory at University College, London. He is specialized in:
- History of architectural theory and history of cultural technologies, with focus on the early modern period (the Vitruvian tradition and the Italian Renaissance, from Alberti to Vignola) and contemporary digital design theory (1990 to the present).
- Theory and criticism of Contemporary Architecture.
Some of his publications:
- The Second Digital Turn Design Beyond Intelligence (2017)
- The Digital Turn in Architecture 1992 – 2012 (2012)
- The Alphabet and the Algorithm (2011)
- Perspective, Projections, and Design (2008)
- Architecture in the Age of Printing (2001)
Apart from this, Carpo has written for several publications and digital platforms over the years. Some of his latest articles are Log, The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Arquitectura Viva, AD/Architectural Design, Perspecta, Harvard Design Magazine, Cornell Journal of Architecture, Abitare, Domus, Artforum, Arch+, etc.