Performative Architecture: A Holistic Approach for Sustainability

Ayçam İ., Beyhan F.

3rd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium (ISBS), U ARAB EMIRATES, 15 - 17 March 2017, vol.6, pp.282-295 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 6
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-3-319-63709-9_22
  • Country: U ARAB EMIRATES
  • Page Numbers: pp.282-295
  • Keywords: Performative architecture, Building performance, Sustainability
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


21st century has become prominent with two main concepts in architecture; the first one is sustainability in architecture which has been seeking for a less environmental footprint in the ecosystem and the second one is digital technologies that drive a novel approach in all kinds of man made products including architecture. This paper discusses and exemplifies the term "performative architecture" as a melting point of these two concepts. It is aimed to show and discuss how cutting edge technologies help designers to design not only the building but also the design of design process in a sustainable way.