Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interests asks how researchers define an ethics of interest and disinterest across diverse structures of research funding

Issue 04, Instruments of Service

An Online Roundtable

Curated by Jennifer W. Leung. Featuring Curt Gambetta, Mustafa Faruki, Lori Brown, Filip Tejchman, Michelle Fornabai, Wendy W. Fok, Meejin Yoon, McLain Clutter, Alan Smart, Magdalena Milosz, and Rafi Segal.

Tag-team commentary.

Lunchbox Laboratory

A kit by Futurefarmers + the Biological Sciences Team, National Renewable Energy Lab.

Issue 03, Performance

Forensic Methodology

A symposium with speakers Orit Halpern, Andrés Jaque, Hod Lipson and Michael Sorkin. Organized by Esteban de Backer, David Isaac Hecht, Alejandro Stein and Che-Wei Yeh. Moderated by Janette Kim, Diana Martinez, Leah Meisterlin and Susanne Schindler.

How does architectural research work?

Performance

Performance asks how criteria are established and enforced in architectural research practice.

Issue 02, The Search Engine

Engine Trouble

by Garrett Ricciardi and Julian Rose of Formlessfinder

An in-house, open-source wiki, an architect’s data and graphic standards, a product catalog and materials database, and a visualizer.

Bibliography

A Aarts, Emile., Réné Collier, Evert van Loenen, and Boris de Ruyter, eds. Ambient Intelligence. Proceedings from the First European Symposium, EUSAI 2003, Veldhoven, the Netherlands, November 3–4, 2003 (Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2003). Cited in Schnee. Aarts, Emile., Rick Harwig, and Martin Schuurmans, “Ambient intelligence.” The Invisible Future: The Seamless Integration of Technology into Everyday Life, ed. Peter J. […]

Test Subjects

Test Subjects focuses on the contended nature of application in architectural research.

Contributors

EMILY ABRUZZO Contributor. Emily Abruzzo, AIA, LEED AP is partner in ABRUZZO BODZIAK ARCHITECTS, recipients of the 2010 Architectural League Prize, AIA New Practices New York 2012, and selected for the New York City Department of Design + Construction Excellence Program. She is a Fellow of The Forum and Institute for Urban Design, and a […]

Cracker Jack

This bonus issue collects documentation of strange and significant laboratories in the history of research.

Announcements

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ISSUE 05 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST “Conflicts of interest” are said to compromise the impartiality of research, but what would it mean to be disinterested? Ethical codes warn us that researchers’ objectivity can be corrupted by a clashing set of interests—those of funding agencies, clients and publics, as well as researchers’ self-interest in […]

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MISSION Research is everywhere. Architects incite action, design materials and archive cities. They capitalize upon the excess energy of practice to launch unsolicited experiments into the world, or sidestep clients by joining forces with government think tanks. Discussions from classrooms have found currency at town halls, and findings from construction sites have migrated into basement […]