Architect’s role shifting with technology


This article examines the impact of computing on the traditional role of the Architect…

‘The form was reinvented to an extent,’ says Yanni Loukissas, a postdoc in MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS). And while the question of exactly which design changes should be credited to Utzon or Arup’s firm has been a matter of some dispute, the building, Louskissas says, stands as ‘an example where the engineer was instrumental in reshaping the project.’ —

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