texts-process-and-form Category

Emerging Morpho(eco)logies presentation at the Museum of Modern Art in Tehran

George presented Emerging Morpho(eco)logies at the International Conference on Patterning from Traditional to Contemporary Architecture, 16 October 2007, Tehran, Iran. (more...)

Presentation of the Gulf Research Project at Harvard

Self-organization is a dynamic and adaptive process through which systems achieve and maintain survival without external control. The research and design of such morpho-(eco)logical systems engage the examination of physical systems in relation to their capacity to modulate climates, and spatial and programmatic opportunities. (more...)

Keynote speaker at Sources of Architectural Form

International Conference on Architecture Sources of Architectural Form: Theory and Practice, Kuwait University, 10-13 March 2007 (more...)

Lecture: "Homecoming"

The lecture started with stills from Godard’s 1963 film Les Mepris (Contempt), a film study of complex human relationships set against the formal and geometric Villa Malaparte, in Capri. The film portrayed the hero as Homer’s Ulysses and his journey home. (more...)

Ten Rules of Architecture

”...Banal ideas cannot be rescued by beautiful execution…When architects learn their craft too well they make slick buildings…” (more...)


Contemporary architectural discourse has recently renewed its interest in issues of science and materiality. If the 20th century was characterized by the art of technology, the 21st century began with the technology of art. Technology is inextricably linked to the contemporary condition, which advances in parallel with digital media. This new state is shifting the formal attributes of architecture and is generating a new formal language (more...)


“The proposal is a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle, with multiple vectors of movement and theatrics. When the public scales to the highest platform next to the artistââ?¬â?¢s quarter, the separation between the two spaces is defined by a slice of glass, with changing translucency, which can be controlled by the artist, like a television set.” (more...)