Tag: Manuel Castells

El futuro es un no lugar | Pedro Hernández
21-10-2019 No Comments

El futuro es un no lugar | Pedro Hernández

El 5 de diciembre de 2016, Amazon, el gigante de las ventas online, publicaba en su perfil de YouTube un vídeo titulado Introducing Amazon Go and the world’s most advanced shopping technology. La idea era tan sencilla como radical, y parecía sacada de una historia de una ciencia ficción, pero con un nivel de realismo que hacía preguntarse por qué a […]

The TICs and the uncertain future of the city | Guido Cimadomo
11-02-2019 No Comments

The TICs and the uncertain future of the city | Guido Cimadomo

To understand the evolution of the contemporary city it is necessary to see the influence that information technology (TIC) and the increase of its use is producing in society. Its application in different sectors of society is of extreme importance for urban development and marks the economic, social and political future of cities. ICTs are based on a spatial structure […]

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch
13-06-2016 No Comments

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch

“A place can be defined as a place of identity, relational and historical, a space that cannot be defined as a space of identity not as relational not as historically, one will define not place. (…)” “Not places, spaces of anonymity”, Marc Augé The cities make up, turned into perfect images, to be able to sham for what the company […]

The city protagonist of the territory TIC | Marc Chalamanch
18-04-2016 No Comments

The city protagonist of the territory TIC | Marc Chalamanch

Entered the 21st century there has vanished the city of the technologies of the information that were prophesying, a few decades ago, the futurólogos disguised as gurus. Neither it has come near to the totalitarian tecnópolis denounced by the nostalgic ones of “any last time always is better”. It turns out interesting to revise the bold Messianic predictions that the […]

Of the complex thing. Ambiguity, Difference, Time | Miquel Lacasta
21-03-2016 No Comments

Of the complex thing. Ambiguity, Difference, Time | Miquel Lacasta

Of the complex thing. Ambiguity, Difference, Time. Speaking about the complex thing is inabarcable. It would come to be like to trace the mythical cartographic map to scale 1:1 to that Borges was referring in the story Of The Rigor of the Science.1 The task, would need such a precise description, that the described object and the description itself would […]

The physical reality in a dematerialized company| Marc Chalamanch
07-09-2015 No Comments

The physical reality in a dematerialized company| Marc Chalamanch

We are the first generation of the history that forms a part of an immersed company in an unstoppable process of desmaterialización; whereas as architects we continue working with the slow and costly transformation of the materiality. The information has placed in the center of the economic, political, social and cultural development of our company, and there marks each of […]

About of the paradigm informacional | Marc Chalamanch
01-06-2015 No Comments

About of the paradigm informacional | Marc Chalamanch

In plenary session s. The XXIst our company tries to adapt to the fast transformation of the commanding current models, who are antagonistic over those that they predominated in last century. The company is situated immersed in a transition towards a new paradigm that already one was coming preparing from the Cold War, transition that we are experiencing as a […]

Of the time and the space in the Company Network | Marc Chalamanch
30-03-2015 No Comments

Of the time and the space in the Company Network | Marc Chalamanch

Gradually we turn into nomads without an own space not defined. We are forced to live in a time that we do not control and that ranges between different worlds that we have to manage interpret to manage the commitments to which it forces us. We live immersed in different universes that they superpose and interact forming a great mosaic […]

Introduction to the new forms and working spaces in the Company Network | Marc Chalamanch
20-02-2015 No Comments

Introduction to the new forms and working spaces in the Company Network | Marc Chalamanch

Entered in s. The XXIst, our company is adapting to a rapid transformation of the commanding models in the previous century, is situated immersed in a transition towards a new paradigm informacional1.  These changes affect every citizen in the collective and private areas, and blur the borders that exist between them putting in crisis limits of the industrial company. We […]

Towards an informational architecture | Miguel Villegas
26-01-2015 5 Comments

Towards an informational architecture | Miguel Villegas

Towards an informational architecture. Or how to do the same of a completely different way. I go time giving the tabarra with it of the informational architecture. So much that I could not stop gathering Alberto’s all or nothing when he asked me to explain it here. The jump that might produce to him in the manners of making myself architecture […]

New technologies for a new order informacional | Marc Chalamanch
19-01-2015 No Comments

New technologies for a new order informacional | Marc Chalamanch

Our lives develop concerning the new technologies of the information and the communication (TIC) turned – in a few years – in driving tools of a global transformation; technologies from which the new paradigm structures informacional1, axis of a development where the networks of global cities and the connections that join them are the engine of the global world. Estas […]