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Issue 7.1

The Performance of Tectonics

This issue’s call for papers invited authors to revisit and reshape a decades-long debate given emerging contemporary concerns like the climate crisis, social change, supply dynamics, and the value of digital fabrication. Such topics cast the ongoing discourse around architectural form in a new light. One that considers disciplinary motivations and references, and looks at a broad set of economic, societal, and environmental inputs to inform how architecture is devised, constructed, and critiqued. Indeed, the urgency of these external considerations is present in much more than just the form itself. It informs the internal structure, organization, and content of built work.

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