Antoine Picon

Antoine Picon
Harvard University | Harvard · Graduate School of Design

Doctor of Philosophy

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Dans le cadre de la Chaire Francqui 2016-2017 autour du thème Révolutions technologiques et changement architectural, de Vitruve à l’ère numérique, Antoine Picon a donné cinq conférences à la Faculté d’architecture, d’ingénierie architecturale, d’urbanisme (LOCI) de l’Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). Il a accepté l’exercice périlleux d...
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In the last 25 years, since the beginning of the ‘first digital turn’ in architecture, the imperative towards sustainability and the preoccupations of the virtual vanguard have seldom been bedfellows. Antoine Picon, Harvard Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology, sees some green shoots in the post‐digital world.
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Artificial intelligence is about to reshape the architectural discipline. After discussing the relations between artificial intelligence and the broader question of automation in architecture, this article focuses on the future of the interaction between humans and intelligent machines. The way machines will understand architecture may be very diff...
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Bideau, A. A review of: Kathleen James-Chakraborty, 'Modernism as Memory: Building Identity in the Federal Republic of Germany', Minneapolis/London: University of Minnesota Press, 2018. Murphy, C. A review of: Carolyn Yerkes, 'Drawing After Architecture: Renaissance Architectural Drawings and their Reception', Venice: Marsilio, Centro Internazional...
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Traduction de l'ouvrage : La matérialité de l'architecture, Parenthèses, 2018, 96 p.
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Traduction de l'ouvrage : Smart cities Théorie et critique d'un idéal auto-réalisateur, B2 Eds, 2013, 120p.
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Les travaux les plus récents d’Antoine Picon portent sur les relations entre révolution numérique, villes et architecture. Cet entretien avec Antoine Picon permet de revenir sur l’histoire de la thématique de la « ville intelligente » et en particulier sur ses rapports avec le champ des sciences humaines et sociales.
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Cities have always been placed where the senses are constantly solicited. If as historian of art Michael Baxandall writes, “living in a culture, growing and learning to survive in it, involves us in a special perceptive training,” cities figure among the primary educators of civilizations. But this education presents negative counterparts. On stree...
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L'architecture travaille la matière afin de la rendre expressive. Elle se heurte ce faisant à son obstination muette qu'elle tente de dépasser. Partant de ce constat, ce livre se propose de l'interpréter à la lumière de la notion de matérialité envisagée comme le rapport que nous entretenons avec les phénomènes sensibles, les matériaux et les objet...
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La montée en puissance récente de la thématique de la ville intelligente ne doit pas faire oublier l’ancienneté des relations entre villes et systèmes d’information. Cet article entreprend du même coup de replacer cette montée en puissance dans le cadre d’une histoire plus étendue qui débute à la charnière des XIXe et XXe siècles avec l’avènement d...
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div class="page" title="Page 1"> Neste artigo, Antoine Picon reflete sobre a noção de cidade inteligente no contexto do processo de transformação de espaços urbanos ao redor do mundo. Baseadas no uso de tecnologias de informação e comunicação, as cidades inteligentes se apresentam como combinações complexas de sistemas neocibernéticos de controle...
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avant propos à Jenny E. Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones, LabStudio Design research between architecture and biology
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Version française de :Antoine Picon, "Histories of the digital Information, computer and communication", in Andrew Goodhouse (dir.), When is the digital in architecture ?, Montreal, Berlin, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Sternberg Press, 2017, pp. 79-98
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in Pedro Gadanho, Joao Laia, Susana Ventura (dir.), Utopia/dystopia A Paradigm shift in architecture
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Traduction française de Ornament The politics of architecture and subjectivity
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Pool; East River; New York; Building information modelling (BIM); open-source architecture; copyright law; Elemental; Quinta Monroy; Iquique; Chile; China; Philip Yuan; Hao Meng; Feng Xu; Make; David Ruy; Aaron Sprecher; Chandler Ahrens; Open Source Architecture (OSA); 3D Hubs; Marvin; Deltastudio; Albula; Rome; Antoine Picon; Carlo Ratti; Matthew...
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Since the notion of copyright first arose in the Renaissance era, the perception and reality of architects' roles has dramatically altered. Guest-Editor Antoine Picon traces the evolution from lone creative genius to today's ‘star architects’, employing hundreds of designers. Is the concept of authorship still relevant in this new context? Or has t...
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What is the sense we give to the smart city? What is an smart city? And which sense give to this technological revolution that is in symbiosis with the transformation of the cities? These questions conduct us to a prospective reflexion on the contemporary city in order to study its essential characteristics and put the individual back in the centre...
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What is the sense we give to the smart city? What is an smart city? And which sense give to this technological revolution that is in symbiosis with the transformation of the cities? These questions conduct us to a prospective reflexion on the contemporary city in order to study its essential characteristics and put the individual back in the centre...

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