Evolutionary architecture

Evolutionary architecture

This style is defined by its major proponent, Eugene Tsui, as design that grows and develops based on climatic and ecological elements, as well as advances in science and technology. The design is approached as a living organism as if natural forces had shaped the structure.
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One of the most intriguing possibilities to date is the concept of evolutionary architecture proposed by James Frazer.
The principle features of evolutionary architecture as described by Frazer may be summarized in the following manner: It represents an evolutionary model of architecture (65) that concerns itself with exploring "the rules for generating form, rather than the forms themselves" (99) and represents "the expression of an equilibrium between the endogenous develoment of the architectural concept and the exogenous influences exerted by the environment" (103).
The possibilities envisioned by Frazer's evolutionary architecture were, on the whole, constructive contributions to human society and to the affirmative relationships that human communities developed with eco-communities throughout the globe.
Taking into account the dynamic elements of evolutionary architecture, the parallels between a text and a physical structure are foreseeable.
Frazer addresses this possibility as he writes of the parallels between evolutionary architecture and ecology and declares that "An ecological approach to architecture does not necessarily imply replicating ecological ecosystems, but the general principles of interaction with the environment are directly applicable" (16).
In a statement, the firms said that the network would be benefit from an evolutionary architecture, which would provide better user experiences for customers.
When it refers to adaptive or evolutionary architecture, the concept is inseparably linked to the software process.
In the 1970s, American academic Christopher Alexander authored A Pattern Language (reducing architecture to a set of templates) as the AA's John Frazer penned An Evolutionary Architecture (in which the logic of the genetic code was borrowed to generate form).
These are: to create "full validated and integrated solutions to model, simulate and test air vehicles for EM aspects during the whole life cycle" and "to build (from past and ongoing works) an integrated approach with an open and evolutionary architecture".
Environmentalists united with this Great Cause could move the world's resources into building cities designed with evolutionary architecture in which transportation hubs are integral parts of the overall ecocity plan.
These organic organizations of the new genetic determinism offer the New Age "evolutionary architecture."
Then there is the need for "evolvability": "With so many unknowns in terms of future technology developments," says Prah, "it is important to deploy an ATM switch that features a modular and evolutionary architecture, such as one based on a shared memory fabric."
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