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Une architecture des humeurs

Une architecture des humeurs

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People

  • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)
  • Francois Roche (architect)
  • Stephanie Lavaux (artist)
  • Kiuchi Toshikatsu (architect)

Title

Une architecture des humeurs

Dates of creation

2008-2011

Level of archival description

Series

Extent and Medium

  • 610 digital files (23.8 GB)

Scope and Content

Series 4, Une architecture des humeurs, 2008-2011, documents the conception and the presentation of exhibition and project Une architecture des humeurs.

Presented at Le laboratoire art gallery in Paris between January and May 2010, Une architecture des humeurs is a conceptual, unbuilt, residential urban structure based on a potential future in which contemporary science reads human physiology and chemical balance. The idea is to acquire a chemistry of the “humors”, or the moods and temperament, of future purchasers. Taken as input, the information generates a diversity of habitable morphologies and relationships between them. With this process, the project attempts to make palpable and graspable, through technologies, the emotions of the participants captured via the chemistry of their body.

The goal is to gather information on their capacity of adaptation, their level of sympathy and empathy while confronted to a situation or an environment. This information is then analyzed by computational, mathematical, and machinist procedures. This leads to the design and production of an urban structure submitted to the improbable and uncertain protocols produced by emotions, also creating aggregations and layouts that rearticulate the links between the individual and the collective. These structures are calculated following simultaneously incremental and recursive structural optimization protocols resulting in the physicality and morphology of architecture. The layout of the residential units and the structural trajectories are conceived and developed as posterior to the constructs supporting social life and not as an a priori.

The structure of each components of the urban structure is generated by a secretion and weaving machine called Viab02. The machine is the second prototype of VIAB which was developed with Robotics Research Lab of the University of Southern California and takes its name from the terms viability and variability. With a process similar to contour crafting, the machine produces bio-cement, a mix between cement and bio-resin, giving form to the adapted residential structures.

The records consist largely of images detailing the creative process of the firm, photographs of the exhibition, and 3D models. It also contains animated renderings representing the machine in action and sequences of the construction of the building or the structure.

The records include a video orienting the project into François Roche theoretical stance, research as speculation, that can be summarize as the use of technological tools to take a critical and political position through esthetic in order to open new lines of thoughts. AP193.S2 contains updated previous version of the VIAB machine

Reference Number

AP193.S4

Physical Description

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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.001
    • Title: Presentations of morphological graphics, photographs of 3D models, and articles, Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2010-2015
    • Form: drawings, born digital, textual records, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "00 process-text". Most common file formats: Exchangeable Image File Format (Compressed), Acrobat PDF 1.3 - Portable Document Format, Acrobat PDF 1.6 - Portable Document Format, Microsoft Word Document, Acrobat PDF 1.4 - Portable Document Format

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 20 digital files (167 MB)

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation:
    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
    When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line

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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.002
    • Title: Photographs of algorithm graphics, print screen of 3D modelling, material research, still and animated renderings, physical models, Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2007-2015
    • Form: photographs, born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "02 research by phases". Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Unidentified, Graphics Interchange Format, Tagged Image File Format, Audio/Video Interleaved Format

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 309 digital files (2 GB)

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation:
    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.003
    • Title: Photographs of research images, Une Architecture des Humeur
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: born digital, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "92 wall pick at paris studio". Most common file formats: Exchangeable Image File Format (Compressed)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 22 digital files (62 MB)

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation:
    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.004
    • Title: 3D models for Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: drawings, born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "94 3D". Most common file formats: STL (Standard Tessellation Language) Binary

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    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 23 digital files (1 GB)

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    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.005
    • Title: Videos and animated renderings and exhibition presentation, Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2015
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "91 movies". Most common file formats: Graphics Interchange Format, Macromedia FLV, Audio/Video Interleaved Format, Quicktime, MPEG-4 Media File

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    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 78 digital files (20 GB)

    Credit line:

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    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.006
    • Title: Photographs of construction of physical models, Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2009-2010
    • Form: born digital, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "93 Archives". Most common file formats: Exchangeable Image File Format (Compressed), JPEG File Interchange Format, Tagged Image File Format

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 43 digital files (114 MB)

    Credit line:

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    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.007
    • Title: Photographs of exhibition and scenography at Le Laboratoirel, Paris, Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2010-2015
    • Form: born digital, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "01 picture research paris basel". Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Exchangeable Image File Format (Compressed)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 84 digital files (373 MB)

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation:
    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.008
    • Title: Exhibition catalogue and articles about exhibition, Une Architecture des Humeurs
    • Dates of creation: 2010-2015
    • Form: textual records, born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "9 press". Most common file formats: Acrobat PDF 1.4 - Portable Document Format, Acrobat PDF 1.3 - Portable Document Format, Acrobat PDF 1.6 - Portable Document Format

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 digital files (26 MB)

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation:
    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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    • Reference Number: AP193.S4.009
    • Title: Video of animated renderings, Une Architecture des humeurs and I've heard about
    • Dates of creation: 2015
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R&Sie(n) (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original directory name: "0 main movies on Two speculations". Most common file formats: MPEG-4 Media File

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (5 GB)

    Credit line:

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    R&Sie(n) project records,
    Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
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