The Epiphylogenetic Turn and Architecture: In (Tertiary) Memory of Bernard Stiegler

R.A. Gorny (Editor), A. Radman (Editor)

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issueScientificpeer-review

13 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

The work of Bernard Stiegler (1952–2020) provides invaluable material for rethinking the built environment as a sort of inorganic spatial memory that enables the evolution of life by means other than organic life. Following Stiegler’s theoretical turn toward epiphylogenetic processes, Footprint 30 is devoted to revisiting the built environment as middling between individuating technical ensembles and niche construction processes. It offers a platform to the transdisciplinary field of posthuman scholarship dealing with existential niches from a technological angle and the concomitant architectural thought that advances such speculative recasting.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages180
JournalFootprint
Volume16
Issue number1 (#30)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Keywords

  • Architecture Theory
  • History and theory of architecture
  • Epiphylogenesis
  • General Organology
  • Cartography
  • Stiegler

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'The Epiphylogenetic Turn and Architecture: In (Tertiary) Memory of Bernard Stiegler'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this