Lecture at SCI-Arc / by Benjamin Smith

Architecture as Conviction—Vapid Potential or Rigorous Consequence

"What should be done when expertise with technology no longer hinders the possibilities of what could be done? In a contemporary context where the sources for inspiration have never been greater, outcomes from this diversity require theorization. Within an era of post digital virtuosity, architecture must calibrate the value of its contributions with greater clarity. Beyond latent potential, architecture deserves results with consequence."