About the Author
marcosandmarjan’s portfolio includes the competition-winning entry for a 180,000-square-metre (1.9 million-square-foot) entertainment complex in front of the gates of the Summer Palace in Beijing, the built pavilions and general layout for the 2005 Lisbon Book Fair, as well as the ongoing nurbsters series and the runner-up project for an estate Sales Centre and model homes display in Cairo.
Marjan’s phd on ‘Digital Poetics’ (Bartlett, ucl), the co-authored book marcosandmarjan: Interfaces/Intrafaces (SpringerWienNewYork, 2005) and the print collection 2&1/2D Twoandahalf Dimensionality (Bucher Hohenems, 2006) favour a poetic digital avant-garde developed through 2-D, 3-D software and computer numerically controlled (cnc), rapid protoyping (rp), and computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (cad/cam) technologies. Parallel strands of research are developing novel morphologies (Convoluted Tectonics), new urban strategies (InterPolis), higher education syllaba in digital design, computation and technology (ac_dc Architectural Curriculum for Design Computing), as well as sustainable manufacturing strategies (InterTech). 1