Episode 044

Experimental Design

with Scott Crawford of LMNts

December 3, 2019


3D rendering technology, 3D printers, CNC Routers, inexpensive recycled materials, and a whole new generation of open-minded designers and clients have led to an era where experimentation is celebrated, but tricky. Now that architecture firms can start to create some of their own built elements, what are the consequences for designers presenting themselves as makers? What are the pitfalls of this new era of experimentation, where architects can iterate at blinding speed? Do we sacrifice quality for quantity? Or are more iterations, faster, actually better?

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