Tag: Claude E. Shannon

Parametric architecture and informational design. Beyond mere formalism | Miguel Villegas
13-07-2018 No Comments

Parametric architecture and informational design. Beyond mere formalism | Miguel Villegas

The parametricism, or rather, the guru of parametricism, with its ill-fated manifesto has done a lot of damage to those who, like us, work with digital tools trying to stay on this side of formal banality. Parametricism may be a style. The parametric architecture does not. How to explain the differences? Well I do not know very well. Perhaps simply […]

Informational architecture: 1963, Ivan E. Sutherland “Sketchpad: A man-machine graphical communication system” | Miguel Villegas
23-06-2017 No Comments

Informational architecture: 1963, Ivan E. Sutherland “Sketchpad: A man-machine graphical communication system” | Miguel Villegas

In 1963, Ivan E. Sutherland, presents his thesis “Sketchpad: A man-machine graphical communication system”, directed by Claude E. Shannon, creator of the Theory of the Information. “The Sketchpad system makes it possible for a man and a computer to converse rapidly through the medium of line drawings. Heretofore, most interaction between men and computers has been slowed down by the […]