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 interests.  

Autonomous architecture  strives  to construct and maintain dynamics outside the dominant culture of mass production,  fashion and class domination by shaping its material and social ecologies to reflect the needs, dreams and spirit of life outside the dominate culture.





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