PUBLICATIONS


2016

Ahrens C., Sprecher A., Neuman E. (2016), Ahrens C., Sprecher A., (2016), “Adaptive Knowledge, A Few Notes on the Nature of Transdisciplinarity”, Architectural Design (AD)  Journal, Digital Property, guest-edited by Antione Picon and Wendy Fok. September 2016.

2015

Ahrens C., Sprecher A., Neuman E. 2015, “The Gen(h)ome Project”, in Schindler Lab, edited by Kimberli Meyer, MAK Center for Art and Architecture


Ahrens  C., 2015, “Klimasymmetry, Locating Thermal Tactility”, in Computational Ecologies, edited by Chris Perry and Lonn Combs, Proceedings Acadia 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio.


Ahrens C., 2015, Book review of Digital Poetics, An Open Theory of Design-Research in Architecture by Marjan Colletti in the Journal of Architecture

2014

Ahrens C., Sprecher A., 2014, “MiMo MOOd, Form, Formation, information”, in 24th International Biennale Interieur, edited by Moniek Bucquoye. Interieur Foundation, pp 120-121.


Ahrens C., Sprecher A., 2014, “Processing Transdisciplinary Knowledge”, International Journal for Technology, Knowledge, and Society, Volume 9, Issue 4.


Neuman, Eran, editor. 2014. David Yannai: Architecture and Genetics. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art. 236 pages.


Ahrens, Chandler, and Aaron Sprecher. 2014. “Engines of Information: Big Data from Small Buildings.” In Building Information Modeling: BIM in current and Future Practice, edited by Karen Kensek and Douglas Noble. New York: John Wiley and Sons.


Lorenzo-Eiroa, Pablo and Aaron Sprecher. July 2014, Volume 12 Issue 04. Interview in Connection – The Architecture and Design Journal of the Young Architects Forum, edited by Wyatt Frantom and Beth Mosenthal. 46-50. New York, NY: The American Institute of Architects.

2013

Ahrens C., 2013, “OSA“, Architect’s Notebook, edited by Hyunji Lee, Damdi Publishing Co., pp. 206-219.


Ahrens C., 2013, “Informed Performance: form generation according to polyvalent information”, in Architecture In Formation, edited by Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa and Aaron Sprecher., Routledge, pp. 218-223.


Ahrens C., Carpenter J., 2013, “Growth and Ecological Data Visualization”, in Architecture In Formation, edited by Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa and Aaron Sprecher., Routledge, pp. 332-333.


Lorenzo-Eiroa, Pablo, and Aaron Sprecher, editors., 2013, Architecture in Formation: On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture. New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis. 352 pages.


Ahrens, Chandler, and Aaron Sprecher. 2014. “Engines of Information: Big Data from Small Buildings.” In Thought Leaders of BIM (provisional title), edited by Karen Kensek and Douglas Noble. New York: John Wiley and Sons.


Sprecher, Aaron, and Basem Eid Mohamed. 2013. “Design through Computation: An Exploration in Space Layout Planning Towards Mass Customization of Housing.” The International Journal of the Constructed Environment.


Clark, Grant, Mercedes Garcia-Holguera, Susan Gaskin, and Aaron Sprecher. 2013. “Ecosystem Biomimetics: Energy System Diagrams for Characterization of Environmental Performance of Buildings.” The International Journal of the Constructed Environment.


Friedman, Avi, Aaron Sprecher, and Basem Eid Mohamed. March 2013. “A Computer-based System for Mass Customization of Prefabricated Housing.”Open House International—Built Environments for Special Populations 38 (no.1): 20–30.


Sprecher, Aaron, and François Leblanc. 2013. “Dissipative Architecture: The Informed Nature of Atopia.” Journal of Architectural Education 67 (1): 27–30.


Friedman, Avi, Aaron Sprecher, and Basem Eid Mohamed. 2013. “A Framework for Developing Design Systems Towards Mass Customization of Housing.” The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design 6 (1): 57–69.


Friedman, Avi, Aaron Sprecher, and Basem Eid Mohamed. 2011. “Implementation of Mass Customization Strategies in Housing: Survey and Reflections.” In Innovating, Housing, Learning: Oikodomos International Conference, 10 pages. Brussels: W&K Sint-Lucas School of Architecture.

2012

Fox, Michael, Aaron Sprecher, et al., editors. 2012. “Catalysing Robotic Architecture.” International Journal of Architectural Computing special issue (August/September). 120 pages.


Open Source Architecture (Chandler Ahrens, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher). 2012. “Evolutive Means.” In On Show—Temporary Design for Fairs, Special Events, and Art Exhibitions, edited by Sandu Publishing, 220–23. Berkeley, CA: Gingko Press.


Sprecher, Aaron. 2012. “Informationism: information as architectural performance.” Chapter 5 in Performalism: Form and Performance in Digital Architecture, edited by Yasha Grobman and Eran Neuman, 27–31. Abingdon, UK, and New York: Routledge.


Sprecher, Aaron, and Chandler Ahrens. Submitted for review 29 September 2012. “Processing Transdisciplinary Knowledge: Intensity, Extensity and Potentiality in Digital Architecture.” The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society.

2011

Sprecher, Aaron. 2011. “Homeorrhetism: Few Observations on the Nature of Experimentation in Computational Architecture.” Invited contribution to Integration Through Computation: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) 2011, edited by Joshua M. Taron, Vera Parlac, Branko Kolarevic, and Jason S. Johnson, 360–61. ACADIA.

2010

Sprecher, Aaron, Shai Yeshayahu, and Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, editors. 2010. LIFE in:formation: On Responsive Information and Variations in Architecture: Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, ACADIA. New York: ACADIA. 411 pages.


Asaf I., (2010), “On Uncertainty as a Method in Architectural Digital Design”, Research Dissertation, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.


Di Raimo A., (2010), “Open Source Architecture: La Risorsa Dell’Informazione Frasfere di Memoria, di Crescita, e Pro-creazioe”, in On&Off, Nuove Forme Dell’Information, Technology e Della Progettazione Contemporanea, March issue, p. 72-75.


Mosteig E., (2010), “The Shape of Collaboration: Mathematics, Architecture and Art”, in The Newsmagazine of the Mathematical Association of America, Volume 30 Number 1, p. 24-25.


Bhaskar C., (2010), “Grow your own Building”, in The McGill Daily, Science+Technology, Jan. 25, p. 9

2009

Sprecher A. (2009), “Informational Desires and Deliriums”, in Architecture Technology Sense, edited by Alessandra Ponte, Architecture and Ideas, Vol. IX, Ottawa, p. 68-78


Sprecher, Aaron, and Paul Kalnitz. 2009. “From Formal to Behavioral Architecture Few Notes on the Abstraction of Function.” In Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design: Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, edited by Gulen Cagdas and Birgul Colakoglu, 161–66. Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University and Yildiz Technical University.


Sprecher, Aaron. 2009. “From Formal to Behavioral Realities: Intensity, Extensity and Potentiality: A Few Notes on Information and the Architectural Organism.” In Second International Conference on Critical Digital: Who Cares(?), edited by Antoine Picon, 109–18. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Graduate School of Design.


Varela C., (2009), “Experimental Architectures: Contemporary Creative Practices”, Research Dissertation, Universidade de Aveiro, Departamento de Communicacao e Arte, p. 65, 93, 106, 125

2008

Sprecher, Aaron. 2008. “Alive and Kicking: Energetic Formations.” In Performalism: form and performance in digital architecture, edited by Yasha Grobman and Eran Neuman, 74–81. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art.


Sprecher, Aaron. 2008. “Forms of Prediction.” In Performalism: form and performance in digital architecture, edited by Yasha Grobman and Eran Neuman, 34–35. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art.


Ahrens, Chandler, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher. 2008. “Cloud of Warsaw.” In Synchronicity, edited by Jakub Szczesny, 32–37. Warsaw: Fundacja Nowej Kultury Bec Zmiana.


Sprecher, Aaron. 2008. “N-dimensional Architecture: Notes on Abstract Systems.” In Dimension, 306090 issue 12, edited by Emily Abruzzo and Jonathan D. Solomon, 68–75. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.


Sprecher, Aaron, and Paul Kalnitz. 2008. “Degrees and Switches.” In Silicon + Skin: Biological Processes and Computation, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), edited by Andrew Kudless, Neri Oxman, and Marc Swackhamer, 142–49. ACADIA.


Sprecher, Aaron, and Paul Kalnitz. 2008. “A Few Notes on Differentiated Architecture.” In Silicon + Skin: Biological Processes and Computation, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture – Peer Reviewed Exhibition (ACADIA), edited by Andrew Kudless, Neri Oxman, and Marc Swackhamer, 2 pages. ACADIA.

2007

Ahrens, Chandler, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher. 2007. “Dissipative Procedure.” In Softspace—From a Representation of Form to a Simulation of Space, edited by Sean Lally and Jessica Young, 69–85. London: Routledge.


Sprecher, Aaron. 2007. “Af-fluence In-fluence Con-fluence. o-s-a.” esempi di Architettura 1 (no. 3, “Info-Architecture. L’architettura performativa dell’età dell’informazione”): 101–11.


Ahrens, Chandler, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher. 2007. “I-Grid.” Form 1: 12–13.


Bressani M. (2007), “Observations on Architectural Biology”, in Log 9, edited by Cynthia Davidson, Anyone Corporation, NY, p. 119


Neuman E. (2007), “Folded Space”, in The Space between, Petah Tikvah Museum of Art, Israel, p. 170-175


Fortini A. (2007), “Code-Bearing Structures. Architecture and biology are spliced together in a challenging L.A. show”, in ID Magazine, issue 54, Cincinnati, January-February 2007, p. 121-122

2006

Noever, Peter, and Open Source Architecture (Chandler Ahrens, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher), editors. 2006. The Gen(H)ome Project. Los Angeles: MAK Center. 125 pages.


Ahrens, Chandler, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher. 2006. “The Hylomorphic Project.” In Synthetic Landscape, proceedings of ACADIA 2006, edited by Gregory A. Luhan, Phillip Anzalone, Mark Cabrinha, and Cory Clarke, 58–59. Louisville: University of Kentucky.


Ahrens, Chandler, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher. November 2006. “Protocol for a Fused Technology.” Architectural Design Magazine 180 (“Collective Intelligence in Design”): 30–35.


Amodeo L. (2006), “Genetic Engineering”, in Monument magazine, issue no. 76, Sydney, p. 32


Dea C. (2006), “Edgy side of Architecture”, in Los Angeles Times, November 16th 2006

2005

Ahrens C., Neuman E., Sprecher A., (2005), “Clocks and Clouds”, in Machines Atmosphériques, FRAC Centre, Orléans, France, p. 12-15

2004

Ahrens, Chandler, Eran Neuman, and Aaron Sprecher. 2004. “Ecoscape.” In Fabrication: Technology in Practice, proceedings of ACADIA 2004, edited by Philip Beesley, Nancy Yen-Wen Cheng, and R. Shane Williamson, 137–38 and 250–52. Cambridge, ON, and Toronto: University of Waterloo, Cambridge, and University of Toronto.