Architecture and Adaptation
From Cybernetics to Tangible Computing
By Socrates Yiannoudes, includes work by Philip Beesley
"Architecture and Adaptation discusses architectural projects that
use computational technology to adapt to changing conditions and human needs. Topics include kinetic and transformable structures, digitally driven building parts, interactive installations, intelligent environments, early precedents and their historical context, socio-cultural aspects of adaptive architecture, the history and theory of artificial life, the theory of human-computer interaction, tangible computing, and the social studies of technology ... "