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Issue 5.1

Material Alignments

Advances in computation have fomented a new era of material and building technology invention in architecture. Architects are reclaiming the territory of material invention through processes and methodologies forged through new computational protocols. New approaches to Pareto optimization, artificial intelligence (AI) integration, and non‐invasive testing protocols pave the way to transformative material experimentation. However, how do we guide experiments designed around accomplishing specific material properties in architecture vis‐a‐vis engineering and sciences?