a remixer's manifesto 1. culture always builds on the past. 2. the past always tries to control the future. 3. our future is becoming less free. 4. to build free societies you must limit the control of the past.
Open Source is both an ideology, and a tool. As a tool it can develop new products that can be bought and sold. People must be interested in an open source project to develop it. As an ideology it stimulates community. Open, or Free, culture is one that promotes the foundations for involvement, revisioning and criticality. Language is source/code, without free access to language, we would handicapped for generating new ideas and communication. Imagine if we had to pay a royalty for ever word, or catch-phrase, or meme that we utilized.
Communal, increases cultural wealth of ideas, develops modes of collaboration
Generative, Linear, progress driven development, Lateral, adaptive mutation
RIP: A Remix Manifesto
A top down model where an interest group dvelops the game to demonstrate to an audience their perspective or knowledge. Can be myopic.
increasing user awareness of ideas and issues
Users create and explore ideas that get fed back to a reaserch group. Parameters set by a interest group. Results can be filtered qualitatively.
users generating new ideas and concepts
better met needs, performative, experiential
increases % of architect involved design, new market for architects, increased performance and creativity in housing
potential for greater environmental sustainability
Centralized, Corporate body, fixed group of participants, Unpaid, Paid, Individual
Distributed, Volunteerism, relatively community driven, Hobbyists, relatively self interested, Crowd Sourcing
Centralized, Private Computer
Software, rendering programs, open source, Blender - 3d modeling, Open Street Maps, linux, python, closed source, photomodeler, Embedded building information, BIM, Revit, Ecotect, Gliffy Floorplan software, Web 2.0, Wiki, Forums
communities can grow through open participation in decision making and options generating
reducing the energy, pollution and carbon output of built envirnoments, Durability, Operating, Embodied
Generating creative commons and sustaining traditions, Public vs Privitization, Productive vs Commodity
Research, Pro-Amateurs, Interactive Design Websites, Open Source softwares, Games, SuperStruct
Experimentation, Photo to 3D to BIM model
Document, Text, Statement of Intent, Summery of work, Body of work, GP2 Proposal, Diagrams, Mock-up of a design process experiment, Glossary, Bibliography
Work Structure, Weekly Agenda, Committee, Defence, Book
Envelope, Assembly, Componants, Embodied Energy, Matrials, Processing, Traveling, Fabrication, Analogue, Digital, Design, Open Source, Propriatary, Labor, Robotic, Cutting/Fabrication, Construction, Manual, Contracted, Volunteer, Performance, Protection from Weather/Climate, Relationship to Neighbors
Structure, Techtonic, Members, Connections, Stereotonic, Form Work, Composite material, Analysis
Design, Mass, Custom, Mass Custom
Resources, Local resources, Energy Source, Construction Materials, Fabrication, Foreign
Local Constraints, Bylaws/Codes, Neighbors, Climate/Weather Specificity, Access, Transportation, Connectivity
Typical Practice, Designer, Consultants: Engineers etc, Specialists, etc, Client, Contractors: Builders, Occupant
Alternative Practice, Community Driven, Own/Design/Build
Aspects of my growing up that I believe have influenced my project.
Video Games as social connector
Plug and play
Remixing of music through turn table scratching. Appropriation of public space by graffitti.
Connected information about Operation Dessert Storm rapidly into the public eye. It circumvented governemt controled coverage, ala Vietnam.