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Deep Address

Deep Address. A sample Ipv6 addressed written  with an electron beam into a silicon wafer. It is 10 micrometers wide –the same size as red blood cell– and photographed with a scanning electron microscope.  The lines above are 50 nanometers … Continue reading

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Design Research Consortium

D:GP Design Research Consortium is comprised of academic, public and private sector researchers, designers and policy-makers. It is organized around parallel long-term research tracks exploring the use of the advanced technologies at Calit2. Within each track, we focus on a … Continue reading

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D.E.E.D.

Digital Energy and Environmental Design Standard Perhaps no single technology has been as successful in changing the way that architecture, urbanism, design engineering and construction think about sustainability than the LEED standard. While the initiative certainly has limits and problems … Continue reading

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California as a Design Problem

The Developing First World Less than a hundred years ago, California was the “developing world,” and today, in the shadow of neglected infrastructure, anachronistic governmental institutions, and dilapidated design policy mechanisms, it is once again. Wallace Stenger famously wrote that … Continue reading

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California High-Speed Rail

Artificial Ecologies and the Networked Megastructure CHSR D:GP’s current project is on the California High Speed Rail (CHSR). Built over the next decade, CHSR will represent the largest single infrastructural investment in California’s history. It will physically link the state’s … Continue reading

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