What is Autonomous Architecture?
It is the vernacular structure of everyday life created free from the domination of the professionals classes and market economies. Most of humankind's dwellings have been made this way for eons.
On a theoretical note, all architecture is auto-generating. Its form and content arise from the flows of energy that animate the material and social ecologies its agents are embedded in.
Modern architecture 'looks and feels' the same because professional architects, engineers and builders are embedded in ideological, industrial and technological systems of production controlled by a very narrow set of imperatives.
Autonomous architecture strives to construct and maintain liberatory dynamics outside the dominant culture of mass production, fashion and class domination. By shaping its own material and social ecologies we allow life to thrive outside the dominate culture.