From Artificial Intelligence to Artificial Consciousness: An Interior Design Implication


  • Trias Mahendarto Department of Architecture and Urban Study, Politecnico di Milano



Artificial Intelligence, Interior Design, Artificial Consciousness, Humanoid Robot


Artificial Intelligence continues to develop rapidly and provokes people to think about Artificial consciousness. Anthropocentric understanding considers consciousness a unique feature of human beings not possessed by other living beings. However, software and hardware development demonstrated the ability to process, analyze, and infer increasingly comprehensive data close to the image of human brain performance. Furthermore, the application of artificial Intelligence to human-friendly objects that can communicate with humans evokes the presence of consciousness within these objects. This paper discusses the presence of artificial consciousness in humanoid robots as an evolutionary continuation of artificial Intelligence. It estimates its implications for architecture, primarily within interior design. Consciousness has a special place in architecture, as it guides Intelligence in engineering and brings it to an abstract level, such as aesthetics. This paper extracts popular information from Internet conversations and theories in pre-existing scientific journals. This paper concludes that the adaptability of both parties and the balance of positions between the two parties in the future will influence the development of interior design approaches that will integrate artificial Intelligence and humans.


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