Attention all Porto-dwellers and beyond! In collaboration with cirdodeideas, Arkinet are giving away two tickets to the Open Source 2010 seminar featuring renowned engineer and architect Cecil Balmond, taking place on June 12 from 2:30pm to 8pm at Porto’s spectacular Koolhaas-designed Casa da Musica. The seminar focuses on the concept of “open source” in relation to the exploration of architecture through diverse perspectives and professions, and includes speakers from artistic to scientific fields, such as TED speaker andethno-mathematician Ron Eglash, and Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno.
All you have to do is share with Arkinet your best ideas on what “open source” in architecture should mean. Leave your thoughts in the comments section. With our friends radarq we will help in choosing the most insightful comments. The lucky winners will be announced by June 4!
To get the juices flowing, here are a few images and recommended posts on the topic:
Sonicity by Stanza
Other recommended readings:
The Emergent City
Architecture communication in the 2.0 web generation
Emergent Urbanism, or ‘bottom-up planning’ by Dan Hill (City of Sound)
So, have your say: What should “open source” mean for architecture? Leave your comments here!