Category Archives: Thoughts

An Update …

There is obviously too much work to be done – always, for which reason updates have been rather stalling. But this does not mean that nothing has happened. Summarizing the past 9 months, many of the past key events were … Continue reading

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From the Eastern Journeys series | 06

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From the Eastern Journeys series | 05

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From the Eastern Journeys series | 04

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Shanghai / For Tourists

photo taken October 2013

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A Bright New 2014!

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Trojan Horses Published

Trojan Horses A Rattle Bag from the “Cybernetics: Art, Design, Mathematics—A Meta-Disciplinary Conversation” post-conference workshop. compiled and edited by Ranulph Glanville with Mick Ashby | Thomas Fischer Christiane M Herr | Michael Hohl Aartje Hulstein | Louis H Kauffman Claudia … Continue reading

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Myths of Complexity | pre-print version

There is a pre-print version available now of my text Myths of Complexity  written for and published in Design Ecologies, Volume 1 Issue 2, November 2011. You can find it here: Claudia Westermann, Myths of Complexity (pre-print version). The manuscript of the presentation … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Letter by Liang Sicheng

In 1931, Liang Sicheng writes to the first class of architecture students to graduate in China: In China today most people in society have no understanding of what architecture is. They either think that architecture is about bricks and mortar and … Continue reading

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From the Eastern Journeys series | 03

If we could fly we could design places to meet that are like trees.

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