Cook: architecture as a series of happenings
architecture might be about "small, relatively dumb devices"
textile architecture that you inhabit
[ask Ruairi for more info on garden and animal pieces]
avoiding the master-slave model of communication
and more about things that are living in the world
enactive, bubbly, embodied interactions
- feedback - machines for recursive processes in which the human is part of the loop
scattered house - haque
architect stepping back and constructing framework, creating parameters in which people construct their own architecture and negotiate with each other.
embedded intelligence so that it can be a bit novel each time you visit
trying to create an architecture that if not continually surprising is occasionally surprising
robotic performers competing for attention with (metaphorically speaking) peacock tails
success: leaving a piece of architecture and being excited to see how it's doing three months later
architects role not to design beginning, middle and end, but to help people define their own architecture