PARAMETRIZATION OF LIFE///////////////////////////// ETIENNE TURPIN////////////

Etienne Turpin is the principal director of anexact office, a design research practice committed to interventive multidisciplinary urbanism, artistic and curatorial experimentation, and applied philosophical inquiry, based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Etienne is also a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong, Australia.
He is co-director and co-principal investigator of the, an applied research project on urban risk, data collection, and infrastructure adaptation.

In the proposed fragment he reflects on the necessity of reconsidering the role and objectives of new technologies and methodologies of architectural design within the broader framework of the parametrization of all aspects of human life operated by the economical system.

Jakarta, November 2014

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