Nexus Network Journal

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 25–34 | Cite as

After the Paradigm of Contemporary Physics in Architecture: Spatial Possibilities and Variations

  • Lora Dikova


Architecture in the information age becomes a mixture of spatial and temporal processes that are directly linked to changes in science, technology and culture. In the digital era, when information becomes a matter of philosophy, methods of informational transitions provide multiple possibilities for conceptualizing space, and thus opening new horizons to architecture. This research explores algorithms of analogy between string theory, M-theory and architecture. The mathematical spacetime concepts of movement, dimension and topology in physics are studied as tools for achieving informational transitions in the design elements and their structures. As a result this methodology opens numerous possibilities for interpretation and creation of new design morphologies.


information string theory M-theory spacetime morphologies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CincinnatiUSA

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