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authors de Velasco, Guillermo Vasquez
year 2007
title A Group of Friends: The Las Americas Network, Virtual Studios, and Distance Education in Architecture
source International Journal of Architectural Computing vol. 5 - no. 3, pp. 455-468
summary This paper celebrates the human factor by describing how our collective vocation towards innovation in design education has inspired the development of an active network across the Americas. Ten years after its creation, the Las Americas Digital Research Network has generated a stream of innovative implementations. This is the first time that the main stream of these research activities is articulated into a peer-reviewed journal publication. The narrative of the paper follows a time-line that starts with the creation of the Las Americas Digital Research Network in 1996. Supported by such a framework the paper continues to describe the implementation of virtual design studios as collaborations nested at the core of the network. Finally, the paper explains how the virtual design studios provide fundamental feasibility for the development of network-mediated distance education curricula in architecture and the opening of a new dimension in the development and deployment of collaborative networks.
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100%; open Vásquez de Velasco, G. and Holland, N. (1998) Find in CUMINCAD Bartering for diversity:The international reciprocal distance education model , Journal of Design Communication. Fall 1998. @

100%; open Vásquez de Velasco, G. and Hutchinson, D. (1999) Find in CUMINCAD An immersive environment for virtual design studios , Proceedings of the Annual ACADIA Conference, Salt Lake City - Utah. ISBN 1-880250-08-X.Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture. pp. 328-329

100%; open Vásquez de Velasco, G. and Hutchinson, D. (1999) Find in CUMINCAD Virtual reality meets telematics: Design and development of the infinity room , Proceedings of the Seventeenth International ECAADE Conference, Liverpool - United Kingdom. The University of Liverpool Press, Liverpool. pp. 466-472

100%; open Vásquez de Velasco, G. and Jiménez, J. (1997) Find in CUMINCAD The Tex-Mex virtual design studio , Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the Application of Computer Networks in Architecture (EUROPIA 97) Edinburgh - United Kingdom. EuropIA Productions, Paris. pp. 167-180

100%; open Vásquez de Velasco, G. and Zhang, H. (2004) Find in CUMINCAD Electronic pin-ups: On-line depository of graduate design projects , ITcon On-line Journal: Special Issue: Digital Media Libraries, July 2004

100%; open Vásquez de Velasco, G. (2004) Find in CUMINCAD Changing the culture of design studio reviews , Proceedings of ECAADE’2004, Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN 0-9541183-2-4. pp. 540-546

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