Parametric Design is Changing Architecture high tech sustainability
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 16 October 2019
8 Reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture

This is my short list of 8 reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture. Parametric Design I first came across systemic and parametric design approaches while studying at the Architectural Association in London in the late 90s. Since then I have participated in and conducted research around digital and computational design. My Nordic roots drive...

London housing crisis needs
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 03 March 2017
London Housing Crisis and possible solutions (2019 context)

Urban planning is a strategic endeavor. It involves the maintenance and improvements of the existing and facilitation of growth, or reduction. It uses statistical tools to predict future needs and strategically plans for the urban accommodation of those needs. When these strategies are not met, Urban Planning is failing. The “housing crisis” in the UK...

London housing crisis
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 05 June 2016
London Housing Crisis is due to planning policy (2019)

For anyone living in London the cost of housing is a hot topic. The price of housing has been rising faster than income for years. Initially effecting students and the low wage earners, expanding to the professional middle classes. The housing crisis seems to be a relentless chronic condition of the city. Year from year...

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 31 May 2010
Democratic Architecture

This research into the history of democratic Architecture focuses on the morphology of national parliaments in the western tradition. Democratic Power The ideas of contemporary democratic ideals are based around the concept that free wo/men elect representatives that then meet in assemblies and make decisions for the good of the people. These meetings would take...

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 30 May 2009
Designing a Hof (Pagan Temple)

These are some thoughts on the design of a Norse pagan temple that came out of the design competition for the Temple of the Asatrut in Reykjavik Iceland. Evolution of Christian places of worship The pre-christian Greek and Roman pagan temples were internally restricted to the gods, priestly class and those with special relationship with the...