Under the influence of the
Science/Technology/Society program here at Michigan, and still
exploring the crossovers of architecture and interaction design,
I am currently researching a book on the activations of
architecture, especially through the analogies of today's
embedded intelligence with early electrification a century ago,
as prompted by the current revolution in "re-electrification":
cleantech, smartgrids, and micropower.
My working title is:
Activating the Microgrid
Which as of spring 2016 was a googlewhack so let me claim it. The project
has no site as yet, but here at least is ...
abstract+outline (4 page PDF)
a concept map (diagram)
and a preamble (1200-word essay)
A midcentury neon sign for Utah Power and Light