Christopher Alexander in practice part 2

From reading to doing After describing how I got introduced to the writings of Christopher Alexander this post tells the story of how I put his theory into practice. I was unfamiliar with his design methods and unsure where to start. I organised a couple of workshops (Fig. 1 & 2) together with Baltan Laboratories […]

EMF orchestra

Yesterday I went to the EMF orchestra workshop organised by Baltan Labs in Eindhoven. (http://www.baltanlaboratories.org/?p=1976) We built our own EMF antenna, which is actually very easy. Then we set out to scare the city by catching EM fields and immediately turning the waves into sounds through a mobile amplifier. We hunted for frequencies that were […]

Eco maps

Last week I went to PICNIC, a cross-discipline platform for creative conversation and collaboration. They offered a workshop and seminar on visualizing eco data, Ecomap Lab. The seminar was inspiring. All speakers were interested in citizen participation, which isn’t really my starting point but maybe my finish. I always start from what effects me personally […]