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_id ac12
id ac12
authors Akin, Ö.; R. Krishnamurti, K.P. Lam (eds)
year 2005
title Generative CAD Systems
source Singapore: Carnegie Mellon University, 2005
summary In the new millennium, Computer Aided Design has emerged as the most potent technological innovation in design. As BIM promises to integrate design tasks vertically and horizontally through graceful data exchange, new frontiers appear to researchers and practitioners as potential watershed events of the next decade. Generative approaches, a venerable engagement of computational design, is emerging as one of these. The proceedings of the Generative CAD Symposium held at Carnegie Mellon University, both summarizes the three decades of work in this area and reveals the beginnings of research and application expected in this domain. After all, will designers be able to effortlessly and intelligently generate potential design solutions that respond to appropriate design requirements and designers’ intentions?

series book
type normal paper
email oa04@andrew.cmu.edu
more http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/oa04/publications_books.html
last changed 2008/09/04 05:18

_id f321
authors Ataman, Osman and Bermudez, Julio
year 2002
title ACADIA'99: media effect on architectural design
source Automation in Construction 11 (2) (2002) pp. 131-134
summary The idea of this conference arose from various discussions between us in various different places. We decided to put a proposal together for both positions—Technical Chairs and Site Organizers. This was unprecedented and we were anxious. We really wanted to run this conference and run it in Salt Lake City. Our theme AMedia and Design ProcessB was a timely topic and both of us were working on and around it. We thought it was interesting and challenging to define the terms and to establish the relationships between architecture, representation and media. In fact, all throughout the history of architecture, representation, media and design have been recognized to have a close relationship. Interpretations as to what exactly this relationship is or means have been subject to debate, disagreement and change along the ages. Whereas much has been said about the dialectics between representation and design, little has been elaborated on the relationship between media and design. Perhaps, it is not until now, surrounded by all kinds of media at the turn of the millennium, as Johnson argues, that we have enough context to be able to see and address the relationship between media and human activities with some degree of perspective.
series journal paper
more http://www.elsevier.com/locate/autcon
last changed 2003/05/15 19:22

_id 411c
authors Ataman, Osman and Bermúdez (Ed.)
year 1999
title Media and Design Process [Conference Proceedings]
source ACADIA ‘99 Proceedings / ISBN 1-880250-08-X / Salt Lake City 29-31 October 1999, 353 p.
summary Throughout known architectural history, representation, media and design have been recognized to have a close relationship. This relationship is inseparable; representation being a means for engaging in design thinking and making and this activity requiring media. Interpretations as to what exactly this relationship is or means have been subject to debate, disagreement and change along the ages. Whereas much has been said about the interactions between representation and design, little has been elaborated on the relationship between media and design. Perhaps, it is not until now, surrounded by all kinds of media at the turn of the millennium, as Johnson argues (1997), that we have enough context to be able to see and address the relationship between media and human activities with some degree of perspective.
series ACADIA
email oataman@astro.ocis.temple.edu, bermudez@arch.utah.edu
more http://www.acadia.org
last changed 1999/12/02 07:48

_id caadria2014_207
id caadria2014_207
authors Beorkrem, Christopher and Charles Davis II
year 2014
title A Primitive Parametric
source Rethinking Comprehensive Design: Speculative Counterculture, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA 2014) / Kyoto 14-16 May 2014, pp. 893–902
summary This paper describes the products of an exhibition organized by the authors that speculatively reconstructed the ‘long history’ of Architectural Biology to recover the cultural potential of biological metaphors in contemporary architecture. The extended historical timeline of the show spanned from the second half of the nineteenth century to the present. However, in contrast to previous shows that have isolated modern architects’ interests in the formalist principles of biology, this show examined the formal and cultural prerogatives of modern architects in tandem with one another. This historical framework encouraged the speculative analysis of the social and political relevance of contemporary claims, which inherently challenges the ahistorical bias of the postcritical debates that emerged in the new millennium. Widening our gaze to examine the ‘long history’ of biological metaphors in architecture enabled us to recuperate the cultural significance that biological references have accrued within the discipline of architecture. This disciplinary history promises to repair the historical amnesia that has beset contemporary architects who limit their analysis of biology to formalist principles of design. A key component of the exhibit was the conceptual pairing of the ‘primitive’ (cultural) concerns of nineteenth-century figures with the ‘parametric’ (formal) concerns of postwar and contemporary architects. Using Gottfried Semper as a representative figure for the former position, we reinterpreted the inherent cultural meaning of postwar and contemporary architectural works, including those completed by Frei Otto, Achim Menges, Lars Spuybroek, SHoP, and Evan Douglis. The material potential of this approach was expressed in the making of analytical maps, digital models, and conceptual drawings that explored the latent ‘primitive’ themes of contemporary ‘parametric’ designs.
series CAADRIA
email cbeorkrem@uncc.edu
last changed 2014/04/22 08:23

_id aef9
authors Brown, A., Knight, M. and Berridge, P. (Eds.)
year 1999
title Architectural Computing from Turing to 2000 [Conference Proceedings]
source eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9523687-5-7 / Liverpool (UK) 15-17 September 1999, 773 p.
summary The core theme of this book is the idea of looking forward to where research and development in Computer Aided Architectural Design might be heading. The contention is that we can do so most effectively by using the developments that have taken place over the past three or four decades in Computing and Architectural Computing as our reference point; the past informing the future. The genesis of this theme is the fact that a new millennium is about to arrive. If we are ruthlessly objective the year 2000 holds no more significance than any other year; perhaps we should, instead, be preparing for the year 2048 (2k). In fact, whatever the justification, it is now timely to review where we stand in terms of the development of Architectural Computing. This book aims to do that. It is salutary to look back at what writers and researchers have said in the past about where they thought that the developments in computing were taking us. One of the common themes picked up in the sections of this book is the developments that have been spawned by the global linkup that the worldwide web offers us. In the past decade the scale and application of this new medium of communication has grown at a remarkable rate. There are few technological developments that have become so ubiquitous, so quickly. As a consequence there are particular sections in this book on Communication and the Virtual Design Studio which reflect the prominence of this new area, but examples of its application are scattered throughout the book. In 'Computer-Aided Architectural Design' (1977), Bill Mitchell did suggest that computer network accessibility from expensive centralised locations to affordable common, decentralised computing facilities would become more commonplace. But most pundits have been taken by surprise by just how powerful the explosive cocktail of networks, email and hypertext has proven to be. Each of the ingredients is interesting in its own right but together they have presented us with genuinely new ways of working. Perhaps, with foresight we can see what the next new explosive cocktail might be.
series eCAADe
email andygbp@liv.ac.uk, mknight@liv.ac.uk, p.berridge@liverpool.ac.uk
more http://www.ecaade.org
last changed 1999/10/10 12:53

_id 6e36
authors Castañé, Dora
year 1999
title Documentation and Patrimony. The Digital Era: A Channel for Memory Recovery
source III Congreso Iberoamericano de Grafico Digital [SIGRADI Conference Proceedings] Montevideo (Uruguay) September 29th - October 1st 1999, pp. 451-457
summary The end of the millennium with its new digital technology is contributing important tools to the area of documentation and historical patrimony those of us who support the preservation of memories think that a very important way of personalizing and strengthening our identity is to provide to those who inhabit the city with heightened awareness towards the values of our past. The revitalization requires that the patrimony in itself be valued. At the same time, it necessitates the preparation of a great amount of information utilizing cataloguing, research databases, and other materials be accessible to all citizens. This piece of work shares the different digital data base experiences that are being developed in the CEDODAL foundation art and latinamerican architecture (center for documentation), which is under the direction of the architect Ramon Gutierrez, a research services organization, and diverse higher education institutions (universities). Four bases are introduced, each with different thought and criterion structures in the definition of fields as well as in their dynamic visualizations. Each of them possesses great quantities of digital images, blue prints, and texts. In three of those bases, the data is the output from teams of researchers in different topics through special arrangements with Santa Fe's provincial water), Fonart, and city government. At the same time, the CEDODAL catalogues its documentaries with great quantities of photographic information, blue prints, research passages, and a library.
series SIGRADI
email dcastane@impsat1.com.ar
last changed 2016/03/10 08:48

_id ad5b
authors Chu, K.
year 1998
title Genetic Space
source A.D.: Architects in Cyberspace II, vol.68, no.11-12, pp.68-73
summary The twentieth century is the century of convergence. No other century has witnessed the development and profusion of new ideas as the twentieth century, and no other century has experienced the range and scope of events that transpired globally to the extent as this century. Various historical formations and discoveries, unleashed by the Enlightenment, have profoundly changed and transformed the course of human civilization and lead to the maturation of the idea of modernity in this century. With two years left to the start of the next millennium, we are experiencing the effects of modernity that have channeled powerful innovations into the dawn of a new era that could lead, potentially, beyond modernity. More than anything, it signals one of the major premises of the enlightenment to radicalize the substance of nature through the substance of reason and, thereby, altering the modality of the cultural universe of humanity into a genuine cosmopolitical concept. The synthesis of energy, matter and information into a three-parameter system of explanation has created conditions that allow us to think the unthinkable and extend our imagination to the limits of the conceivable. Modernity, from a metaphysical standpoint, brings to light the concept of a transcendental reason that aims to clarify the conditions of possibility for reason as an apriori given. As a consequence, it paved the way for a systemic constitution of a cosmic concept of reason that partakes in the arrival of alien intelligence and one that seems destined to project itself into an ontological domain of its own making. If modernity is an unfinished project, as claimed by some, its program is, nonetheless, being transformed into a cosmogenetic principle where synthesis is the pre-eminent outcome of a return to a second nature, i.e., a transcendent concept of nature. Even though the transcendental dialectic of critical reason is directed towards the timeless unity of the unconditioned, the genitive logic implicit within cosmic reason, itself a form of recursive self-propelling intelligence, appears to be animated by a projective force capable of engendering and pro-creating in the evolutionary sense of the term.
series other
last changed 2003/04/23 13:50

_id 7082
authors Dawood, N.
year 1999
title A proposed system for integrating design and production in the precast building industry
source The Int. Journal of Construction IT 7(1), pp. 72-83
summary The UK construction industry is going through a major re-appraisal, with the objective of reducing construction costs by at least 30% by the end of the millennium. Precast and off-site construction are set to play a major role in improving construction productivity, reducing costs and improving working conditions. In a survey of current practices in the prefabrication industry, it was concluded that the industry is far behind other manufacturing-based industries in terms of the utilisation of IT in production planning and scheduling and other technical and managerial operations. It is suggested that a systematic, integrated, computer-aided, approach to presenting and processing information is needed. The objective of this paper is to introduce and discuss the specifications of an integrated intelligent computer-based information system for the precast concrete industry. The system should facilitate: the integration of design and manufacturing operations; automatic generation of production schedules directly from design data and factory attributes; and generation of erection schedules from site information, factory attributes and design data. It is hypothesised that the introduction of such a system would reduce the total cost of precasting by 10% and encourage clients to choose precast components more often.
series journal paper
last changed 2003/05/15 19:45

_id 9403
authors De Carvalho, Silvana Sá
year 2000
title A Telemática e o Meio Técnico- Científico-Informacional: Um Olhar sobre o Urbano (Telematics and Technical Scientific-Information Environment: An Urban View)
source SIGraDi’2000 - Construindo (n)o espacio digital (constructing the digital Space) [4th SIGRADI Conference Proceedings / ISBN 85-88027-02-X] Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 25-28 september 2000, pp. 160-162
summary The instantaneous nature of globalized information has brought places closer together and homogenized space, eliminating regional differences. Contemporary urban architecture and the technical-scientific- informational quality of the human-made environment innovates the rationality of the dominant actors in society. The field of telecommunications has developed substantially in the last 30 years, and today we are participants in a digital era, that has not only shortened distances but revolutionized the concepts of time and space. Telematics is a fundamental element of cities at the end of the millennium and has become a new instrument of social control. Electronic vigilance systems, as an application of telematics, are now widely used in cities, and a new urban space is being configured based on this dynamic. This paper is an introductory essay on the topic, which is essential in the understanding of urban spatial dynamics, and its objective is to point out fields for future research.
series SIGRADI
email silsa@ufba.br
last changed 2016/03/10 08:50

_id dc3f
authors Fernández, Mónica Inés and Piegari, Ricardo Gustavo
year 2001
title LA GRÁFICA DIGITAL COMO ÁREA DISCIPLINAR DE LA ARQUITECTURA (Digital Graphics as a Discipline inj Architecture)
source SIGraDi biobio2001 - [Proceedings of the 5th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics / ISBN 956-7813-12-4] Concepcion (Chile) 21-23 november 2001, pp. 216-217
summary Although we are already in the new millennium, some architects still doubt about the discipline introduction of the Digital Graph in architects development. For that reason, it is important to put forward some reflections in the sigradi, that collaborate to establish and spread the digital graph as a disciplinary area of teaching architecture. The Digital Graph included in the University of Architecture and postgraduation, collaborates from the biginning in the discipline development, as long as it trains and teaches the new way of architecture representation and prefiguration that arise from the introduction of new tools.
series SIGRADI
email gidcad@ub.edu.ar
last changed 2016/03/10 08:51

_id sigradi2006_e028c
id sigradi2006_e028c
authors Griffith, Kenfield; Sass, Larry and Michaud, Dennis
year 2006
title A strategy for complex-curved building design:Design structure with Bi-lateral contouring as integrally connected ribs
source SIGraDi 2006 - [Proceedings of the 10th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics] Santiago de Chile - Chile 21-23 November 2006, pp. 465-469
summary Shapes in designs created by architects such as Gehry Partners (Shelden, 2002), Foster and Partners, and Kohn Peterson and Fox rely on computational processes for rationalizing complex geometry for building construction. Rationalization is the reduction of a complete geometric shape into discrete components. Unfortunately, for many architects the rationalization is limited reducing solid models to surfaces or data on spread sheets for contractors to follow. Rationalized models produced by the firms listed above do not offer strategies for construction or digital fabrication. For the physical production of CAD description an alternative to the rationalized description is needed. This paper examines the coupling of digital rationalization and digital fabrication with physical mockups (Rich, 1989). Our aim is to explore complex relationships found in early and mid stage design phases when digital fabrication is used to produce design outcomes. Results of our investigation will aid architects and engineers in addressing the complications found in the translation of design models embedded with precision to constructible geometries. We present an algorithmically based approach to design rationalization that supports physical production as well as surface production of desktop models. Our approach is an alternative to conventional rapid prototyping that builds objects by assembly of laterally sliced contours from a solid model. We explored an improved product description for rapid manufacture as bilateral contouring for structure and panelling for strength (Kolarevic, 2003). Infrastructure typically found within aerospace, automotive, and shipbuilding industries, bilateral contouring is an organized matrix of horizontal and vertical interlocking ribs evenly distributed along a surface. These structures are monocoque and semi-monocoque assemblies composed of structural ribs and skinning attached by rivets and adhesives. Alternative, bi-lateral contouring discussed is an interlocking matrix of plywood strips having integral joinery for assembly. Unlike traditional methods of building representations through malleable materials for creating tangible objects (Friedman, 2002), this approach constructs with the implication for building life-size solutions. Three algorithms are presented as examples of rationalized design production with physical results. The first algorithm [Figure 1] deconstructs an initial 2D curved form into ribbed slices to be assembled through integral connections constructed as part of the rib solution. The second algorithm [Figure 2] deconstructs curved forms of greater complexity. The algorithm walks along the surface extracting surface information along horizontal and vertical axes saving surface information resulting in a ribbed structure of slight double curvature. The final algorithm [Figure 3] is expressed as plug-in software for Rhino that deconstructs a design to components for assembly as rib structures. The plug-in also translates geometries to a flatten position for 2D fabrication. The software demonstrates the full scope of the research exploration. Studies published by Dodgson argued that innovation technology (IvT) (Dodgson, Gann, Salter, 2004) helped in solving projects like the Guggenheim in Bilbao, the leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, and the Millennium Bridge in London. Similarly, the method discussed in this paper will aid in solving physical production problems with complex building forms. References Bentley, P.J. (Ed.). Evolutionary Design by Computers. Morgan Kaufman Publishers Inc. San Francisco, CA, 1-73 Celani, G, (2004) “From simple to complex: using AutoCAD to build generative design systems” in: L. Caldas and J. Duarte (org.) Implementations issues in generative design systems. First Intl. Conference on Design Computing and Cognition, July 2004 Dodgson M, Gann D.M., Salter A, (2004), “Impact of Innovation Technology on Engineering Problem Solving: Lessons from High Profile Public Projects,” Industrial Dynamics, Innovation and Development, 2004 Dristas, (2004) “Design Operators.” Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2004 Friedman, M, (2002), Gehry Talks: Architecture + Practice, Universe Publishing, New York, NY, 2002 Kolarevic, B, (2003), Architecture in the Digital Age: Design and Manufacturing, Spon Press, London, UK, 2003 Opas J, Bochnick H, Tuomi J, (1994), “Manufacturability Analysis as a Part of CAD/CAM Integration”, Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing, 261-292 Rudolph S, Alber R, (2002), “An Evolutionary Approach to the Inverse Problem in Rule-Based Design Representations”, Artificial Intelligence in Design ’02, 329-350 Rich M, (1989), Digital Mockup, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Reston, VA, 1989 Schön, D., The Reflective Practitioner: How Professional Think in Action. Basic Books. 1983 Shelden, D, (2003), “Digital Surface Representation and the Constructability of Gehry’s Architecture.” Diss. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2003 Smithers T, Conkie A, Doheny J, Logan B, Millington K, (1989), “Design as Intelligent Behaviour: An AI in Design Thesis Programme”, Artificial Intelligence in Design, 293-334 Smithers T, (2002), “Synthesis in Designing”, Artificial Intelligence in Design ’02, 3-24 Stiny, G, (1977), “Ice-ray: a note on the generation of Chinese lattice designs” Environmental and Planning B, volume 4, pp. 89-98
keywords Digital fabrication; bilateral contouring; integral connection; complex-curve
series SIGRADI
email kenfield@mit.edu
last changed 2016/03/10 08:52

_id 84c2
authors Hetem, V.
year 2000
title Communication: computer aided engineering in the next millennium
source Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 32 (5-6) (2000) pp. 389-394
summary The next generation of computer aided tools should address the traditional role of engineering within a manufacturing organization, i.e. accurate communication ofmanufacturing specifications. Communication is the business of manufacturing engineering: translating design specifications into process plans and information such asestimating time and cost, process geometry creation and tolerance charting, determining tooling, and the recording of best practices. The integration of the product andprocess geometry with manufacturing knowledge is evolving through the use of computer aided process modeling and best practice sharing, to better serve production,which in turn delivers quality product at the right cost and tempo. These computer aided systems will have easy accessibility, inherent configuration control, and a"manufacturing language."
keywords Process Modeling, Variant Planning, Manufacturing Engineering
series journal paper
last changed 2003/05/15 19:33

_id 687c
authors Kosco, Igor
year 1999
title How the World Became Smaller
source Architectural Computing from Turing to 2000 [eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9523687-5-7] Liverpool (UK) 15-17 September 1999, pp. 230-237
summary The world of computers became fruitful and independent before the new millennium started. New technologies and methods are giving us new tools and possibilities every day as well as the challenge how to use them. The advantage of architecture and namely of architects teaching at the universities or schools is remarkable: new techniques reflect the education, research and practice - and what is important - by one person. The links between practice and university from the point of view: how the computer technologies and CAAD influences methods of designing, managing and collaboration are very important in both directions. It grows with the number of students who left university with good computer skills on one side and number of architectural and engineering offices using computers on the other. Networks and Internet enables to exchange data but also experiences. Internet itself is not only a tool for surfing and enjoying or the source of information, but preferably like a powerful tool for collaboration, workgroups, virtual studios or long distance education. This paper describes experiences from research and educational projects between Slovak Technical University, IUG Grenoble, University of Newcastle and others and their influence on architectural education and practice.
keywords Long-Distance Education, Research, Practice
series eCAADe
email kosco@fastu.fa.stuba.sk
last changed 1999/10/10 12:52

_id ga9914
id ga9914
authors Meogrossi, Piero
year 1999
title The Idea of Rome: The Shape of Utopy
source International Conference on Generative Art
summary After having spent many years in researching about the topographical connections in the city and over the monumental sites and the main architectures of Rome (Palatino, Coliseum, Appia Antica are the areas where he’s working as director of restoring for the Rome Soprintendenza Archeologica) the architect Piero Meogrossi confirms his personal thesis dealing with a strategic oriented direction showing a geomanthic dynamism able to drive the urban growth. A key measure axis used to plan the topography submits the urban shape and the design itself at different ages revealing a virtual matrix whose hidden identity remains astronomically and simbolically characterized by the specific season position of the sun accorded to the dies natalis of Rome, the famous april XXIth connected with the romulean age and the tradictional Squared Rome. Such recognition over the archeological city connects the legendary and historical tales to the main monuments of Rome whose architectonical centers become instrumental knots to control, to accord and to submit to a DNA topographical codex, a symbolical axis-decuimanus by which the romans drive rules of the earth and of the sky (natural perspectives and sundial measures). The utopian reconstruction of the "sun-city plan" has confirmed the quality of the project by Sixtus Vth, the XVIIth century pope who wanted to create, as a new Romulus, a town design able to make comparison with the dynamic shape of the roman antiquities, a "net-city" whose infrastructures (obelisques and streets, etc.) let understood the value of that ancient topographical axis linking each others the center of the optagonal labyrinth to the center of Palatino,to the center of arch of Costantine to the center of Coliseum, to the center of optagonal hall in the golden kingdome by Nero........and further on. Rome, as example of historical town due to the western culture globality, needs to discover and organise those phisical memories,hidden identies whose ancient shape which can yet offer opportunies for the future plans and projects but only if the reality will be pushed by an Utopian vision as the Roman Column 200mt.high,accorded to the shapes upwritten, a Meogrossi’s project winner of the Utopia award in a national competition for the Rome of third millennium.
series other
more http://www.generativeart.com/
last changed 2003/08/07 15:25

_id 071a
authors Myers, B., Hudson, S.E. and Pausch, R.
year 2001
title Past, Present, and Future of User Interface Software Tools
source Carroll, J. (eds), Human-Computer Interaction in the New Millennium, Addison Wesley, ACM Press, New York, pp. 213–233
summary A user interface software tool helps developers design and implement the user interface. Research on past tools has had enormous impact on today's developers-virtually all applications today were built using some form of user interface tool. In this paper, we consider cases of both success and failure in past user interface tools. From these cases we extract a set of themes which can serve as lessons for future work. Using these themes, past tools can be characterized by what aspects of the user interface they addressed, their threshold and ceiling, what path of least resistance they offer, how predictable they are to use, and whether they addressed a target that became irrelevant. We believe the lessons of these past themes are particularly important now, because increasingly rapid technological changes are likely to significantly change user interfaces. We are at the dawn of an era where user interfaces are about to break out of the "desktop" box where they have been stuck for the past 15 years. The next millenium will open with an increasing diversity of user interfaces on an increasing diversity of computerized devices. These devices include hand-held personal digital assistants (PDAs), cell phones, pagers, computerized pens, computerized notepads, and various kinds of desk, and wall-size computers, as well as devices in everyday objects (such as mounted on refrigerators, or even embedded in truck tires). The increased connectivity of computers, initially evidenced by the World-Wide Web, but spreading also with technologies such as personal-area networks, will also have a profound effect on the user interface to computers. Another important force will be recognitionbased user interfaces, especially speech, and camera-based vision systems. Other changes we see are an increasing need for 3D and end-user customization, programming, and scripting. All of these changes will require significant support from the underlying user interface software tools.
series other
last changed 2003/04/23 13:50

_id 54c1
authors Pinet, Céline
year 1999
title Facing The Millennium: Where Will CAD Lead Us?
source ACADIA Quarterly, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 24-25
summary It’s 1999: Yes! We are at the eve of the new century. As I plan my Quarterly Review, I am compelled to search for a site that peers into the future. Of course, the perfect site also contains fascinating graphics and mind grabbing information. Though the Internet as gained galactic proportions since its inception, sites containing both excellent graphics and cutting-edge discussions are an oasis in a desert of triviality.
series ACADIA
email celine_pinet@westvalley.edu
last changed 2002/12/15 15:37

_id 456f
authors Quintana, C., Carra, A., Krajcik, J. and Soloway, E.
year 2001
title Learner-Centered Design: Reflections and New Directions
source Carroll, J. (eds), Human-Computer Interaction in the New Millennium, Addison Wesley, ACM Press, New York, pp. 605 – 626.
summary An Overview of Learner-Centered Design. Audience: Who Are "Learners"? LCD Problem: The Conceptual Gap between Learner and Work. Bridging the Learner-Centered Conceptual Gap: Designing for Learners. Open Issues In Designing Learner-Centered Tools. Issues in Learner-Centered Work and Task Analysis. Issues in Learner-Centered Requirements Specification. Issues in Learner-Centered Software Design. Issues in Learner-Centered Software Evaluation. Conclusion.
series other
last changed 2003/04/23 13:14

_id sigradi2006_c176b
id sigradi2006_c176b
authors Rossado Espinoza, Veronica Paola
year 2006
title Entre la Grafica Digital y Analoga: Metodologia Empleada en la Formacion de Arquitectos [Between digital and analogue graphic: Methodology in architects development]
source SIGraDi 2006 - [Proceedings of the 10th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics] Santiago de Chile - Chile 21-23 November 2006, pp. 195-199
summary From the beginning of the new millennium, the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Ricardo Palma University, it's convinced that it requires to adapt itself to the constant technological changes, it has seen necessary the updating of its Curricular Plan, the same one that from year 2000 has suffered modifications to fulfill the demands that the society demands. This research attempt to establish the new profile of the architect, as well as a new curricular structure and the academic principles and foundations that the Faculty for the development of architects. The objectives of each academic area are emphasized, in special of the Area of workshops, teaching methodology that identifies the formation of Architects in the Ricardo Palma University.
series SIGRADI
email vrossado@mail.urp.edu.pe
last changed 2016/03/10 08:59

_id sigradi2013_380
id sigradi2013_380
authors Rossado Espinoza, Verónica
year 2013
title El Diseño Arquitectónico en la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento: Nuevo Paradigma en la Arquitectura [The Architectural Design of the Information Society and Knowledge: New Paradigm in Architecture ]
source SIGraDi 2013 [Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics - ISBN: 978-956-7051-86-1] Chile - Valparaíso 20 - 22 November 2013, pp. 551 - 554
summary The evolution of technology and the access to information began with the new millennium. Applying the techniques of information and communications in education allows improve the teaching and learning methodology. Influenced by the information society and knowledge, architecture students might be acquiring new architectural design ability. Research on the area of architectural design education, shows that students have an advantage when they use communication and technology. Architectural design is the result of investigation and exchange of ideas, that type of design process could be called a new paradigm in architecture.
keywords Architectural design; Architecture education; Digital architecture; Architecture paradigm; Information society
series SIGRADI
email paola_rossado@hotmail.com
last changed 2016/03/10 08:59

_id caadria2003_b7-2
id caadria2003_b7-2
authors Schank-Smith, Kendra
year 2003
title Festina Lente and the Digital World
source CAADRIA 2003 [Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / ISBN 974-9584-13-9] Bangkok Thailand 18-20 October 2003, pp. 951-962
summary In this paper, I would like to explore a comparison of the issues of quickness and festina lente as metaphoric or analogous for the computer and its use. Computers in the twenty first century are a vital part of architecture whether used for conception or realization. We as architects and educators must cont inually question their use in the design process and their appropriateness for visualization. We can know and understand more about the role of computers in our discipline, by seeing them in relation to ideas of quickness and festina lente. Italo Calvino in Six Memos for the Next Millennium defines quickness as having several qualities, the most important being economy of expression, time as relative, swift reasoning and consciousness. This involves quickness as being both 'intelligent and witty,' a matter of physical speed versus speed of the mind. The dichotomy of swiftness and slowness may help us question how these two elements are not necessarily adverse but rather by being understood together, they may help us better appreciate the strengths of the computer in architecture.
series CAADRIA
email ksmith@arch.utah.edu
last changed 2003/12/02 06:47

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