Performative Architecture: A Holistic Approach for Sustainability

  • İdil Ayçam
  • Figen Beyhan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 6)


21st century has become prominent with two main concepts in architecture; the first one is sustainability in architecture which has been seeking for a less environmental footprint in the ecosystem and the second one is digital technologies that drive a novel approach in all kinds of man made products including architecture. This paper discusses and exemplifies the term “performative architecture” as a melting point of these two concepts. It is aimed to show and discuss how cutting edge technologies help designers to design not only the building but also the design of design process in a sustainable way.


Performative architecture Building performance Sustainability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Architecture, Department of ArchitectureGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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