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Uma Arqueologia de Diagramas Cibernéticos

Veloso, Pedro Luís Alves; Pratschke, Anja;


This paper investigates the use of explicit structures of information in architectural design. Particularly, it approaches the use of diagrams related to cybernetics and information theory in experimental practices in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It analyses the diagram of cybernetic control proposed by the cybernetician Gordon Pask for the Fun Palace, the diagrams produced by the utopian architect Yona Friedman in the conceptual description of the Flatwriter program and Christopher Alexander’s diagrams and his theories of Synthesis of Form and Pattern Language. Finally it establishes a brief parallel between current domestication and use of dataflow programming with the cybernetic diagrams, highlighting differences in their complexity approach.


Palavras-chave: Dataflow diagrams, Cybernetics, Complexity,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-sigradi2013-0067

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Veloso, Pedro Luís Alves; Pratschke, Anja; "Uma Arqueologia de Diagramas Cibernéticos", p. 353-356 . In: Proceedings of the XVII Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics: Knowledge-based Design [=Blucher Design Proceedings, v.1, n.7]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-sigradi2013-0067

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