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SPAM ARCHITECTURE by Alex Dragulescu

by HDA Paris

In this post we feature one of the work of visual artist Alex Dragulescu called SPAM ARCHITECTURE. These images are generated by a computer program that accepts as input, junk email. Various patterns, keywords and rhythms found in the text are translated into three-dimensional modeling gestures.

In parametric design, what we do is basically turning design into a process that will be able to use information (input) to draw a form (output). The designer has now a new role in the design process : he has to filter and choose what kind of information to use (which parameters).

Alex started feeding messages into a plant-generating algorithm. « I have certain key words controlling, for example, the size…. Like, how many times is ‘Viagra’ in the text, and maybe it will control the size of the petals. »
Source : csmonitor.com + bldgblog.blogspot.co.uk

More at www.sq.ro/spam-architecture.htm

Thanks to Lucrezia and Celine of superbelleville coworking  for the tip about Spam Architecture.

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