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Issue 1.2

Benchmarking the Embodied Carbon of Buildings

SIFT descriptors exist within the lineage of flattened architectural representation but pose new disciplinary ambiguities for architecture given their subscription to particular algorithmic subroutines that unflatten images for the purpose of producing a singular image of the environment. A selection of contemporary architectural projects is used to identify different modes of flatness in architectural representation that SIFTs both subscribe to and complicate given the disruptions they induce within the objects they image. Particular attention is given to the algorithmic components within SIFTs that track, agitate, and exploit differences between multiple images of individual objects. A small architectural project is subjected to SIFTs in an effort to experiment with their otherwise hidden aesthetics of disruption.

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