For ARCHITECTM series DISCOURSE, Michael Wacht dissects the Five Architects featuring Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk and Richard Meier. Never an official group, but popularly known so, by way of this black and white 70’s publication. Exploring thoughts and ideas generated through their work, Michael uses a framework of observation and quotations to allow for further investigation.
The following paper explores ideas of utilizing Architectural Diagrams to create Geometric Forms that anticipate user responses. Penned by Michael Wacht, ARCHITECTEM Los Angeles based contributor, it was featured as a “Poster Presentation” at Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA). The ANFA Conferenece took place at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies from 22nd to 24th September 2016.
Michael is the President of IntuArch, an architecture firm that focuses on developing innovative geometries in response to research in programmatic, environmental, circulatory, and contextual analysis. Previously, as Director of the Los Angeles Studio of MADA s.p.a.m. , while working with the Dean of the USC School of Architecture, Qingyun Ma, he acquired a focus on creating effective design strategies. Michael is now a jury critic at USC.
The paper is followed by a downladable pdf of the presented poster.