The role of didactics in the post-digital age


  • Angelo Figliola University of Camerino



post-digital, technological innovation, digital computing, digital fabrication, master builders


The birth of the first robotic manufacturing laboratory in 2005 at the Federal Polytechnic School of Zurich, ETH, under the direction of F. Gramazio and M. Kolher marked a new course for digital architecture manufacturing. The potentialities of this design methodology are investigated with respect to different lines of research that have in common the development of processes related to the definition of informed architectures. One of the crucial aspects is related to teaching, which is fundamental for developing and structuring the necessary skills that future operators should possess to allow the dissemination of the theme in architectural and executive practice.


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Author Biography

Angelo Figliola, University of Camerino

PhD, he is Contract Professor at Unicam SAD (School of Architecture and Design); during the PhD at 'Sapienza' University of Roma he was Visiting Researcher at l’IAAC (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalunya) in Barcelona.


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How to Cite

Figliola, A. (2018) “The role of didactics in the post-digital age”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 3(online), pp. 29–36. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/342018.



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