Project Description

  • Photograph showing the inside of a computing warehouse, in white and faint tones.
  • Photograph showing the inside of a computing warehouse, in white and faint tones.
  • Photograph showing the inside of a computing warehouse, in white and faint tones.

A R E Taylor

Geometrics of the Cloud

Photography

Data centres form the operational backbone of global connectivity. Our telephone calls, text messages and Zoom meetings are routed through and stored inside these large, windowless computing warehouses. Data centres and network infrastructure now account for more than 2% of global carbon emissions, putting information and communications technologies on a par with the aviation industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.