Tag: sociedad red

Momentum II. Self, shell, shelter.
05-03-2019 No Comments

Momentum II. Self, shell, shelter.

We live in a global world where, due to hyper connectivity, information is stored without any filter in the global network. But, is there any possibility of going beyond the concept of image as simple visual information? What is the difference between an image, a memory and a postcard? What can we represent through a graphic document? MOMENTUM arises as […]

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 […]

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta
08-02-2019 No Comments

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta

The 60s were the age of the megastructures, the age of the Utopian dreams, the age of the revolts against the established. In turn they were the epoch of the construction of the imaginary common one. The age of a politicallly active, almost arrogant optimism; At the beginning of the 70, probably for pure law of the pendulum, it came […]

About the standardization of the wrong technology | Marc Chalamanch
01-02-2019 No Comments

About the standardization of the wrong technology | Marc Chalamanch

In recent decades the omnipresence of technology has accelerated our history as never before. Technological determinism tries to explain how technology by itself is capable of influencing and transforming in a positive way the socioeconomic context in which it develops. According to its followers, technology has become the central axis of the historical changes that determine development and social progress; […]

Diseño sin revolución | Pedro Hernández
18-01-2019 No Comments

Diseño sin revolución | Pedro Hernández

“Architecture or revolution”, wrote Le Corbusier in 1923. It is a turbulent time, just five years before the world had seen the first workers’ revolution in Russia triumph. The revolution – like its twin rebellion and revolt – is a space for chaos, reverses the established order with a social mass intermingled and turned into a multitude. Le Corbusier, a lover […]

Autoorganization and Cybernetics | Miquel Lacasta
04-01-2019 No Comments

Autoorganization and Cybernetics | Miquel Lacasta

Lately the notion of self-organization has taken a certain protagonism in the conception of the city and the architecture, probably to political / social current recomic singer of the situation. In a sense it can sound to chimera the fact that so much, objects as persons, have a trend towards an organization not programmed in advance. It is more, I […]

The hypermodernity must get the space of the people | Miguel Villegas
02-11-2018 No Comments

The hypermodernity must get the space of the people | Miguel Villegas

An article in La Ciudad Viva, entitled Transit Society of our friends StepienyBarno, triggers as always a chain of ideas. I was going to leave a comment on the web (I have proposed to stop using blog because it seems almost contemptuous …) but I prefer to develop a little more the topic and thus be a little more network. […]

What does architect contribute to the current company? How does he communicate with the company? | Jorge Meijide
27-07-2018 No Comments

What does architect contribute to the current company? How does he communicate with the company? | Jorge Meijide

The response is clear: we contribute the signature that supports our professional capacity. But before let’s define a couple of terms, architect and architecture. First we, architect, of the Latin architectus, that derives in turn from the Greek architekton, composed for archi, principally or chief and tekton, works. The architect is so the chief or master builder. According to the […]

Learning | Pedro Hernández
02-04-2018 No Comments

Learning | Pedro Hernández

“In Internet there is a lot of garbage”. — A former teacher before the question of a pupil if it was possible to learn out of the university classrooms. There is in YouTube an interview to the writer Isaac Asimov who, out of context, reproduces occasionally for the social networks. In her, the Russian assures that the future – or […]

The noble savage. A Contemporary Architect’s Status | Josep Lluís Mateo
05-02-2018 No Comments

The noble savage. A Contemporary Architect’s Status | Josep Lluís Mateo

“Gardez-vous de la pureté, c’est le vitriol de l’âme…” Paul Valéry A Contemporary Architect’s Status. The imaginary of the profession of architect has historically seen the emergence of various paradigms. One, not too distant, is that of the globalised cosmopolitan genius, defending globalisation and, to use its own terms, the generic, and constantly proposing new horizons, which he finds in […]

Momentum I. The Ambition of Scale
18-01-2018 No Comments

Momentum I. The Ambition of Scale

We live in a global world where, due to hyper connectivity, information is stored without any filter in the global network. But, is there any possibility of going beyond the concept of image as simple visual information? What is the difference between an image, a memory and a postcard? What can we represent through a graphic document? MOMENTUM arises as […]

Foucault - Trump, Foucault - Trump, prelude of the post truth | Marc Chalamanch
17-07-2017 No Comments

Foucault – Trump, Foucault – Trump, prelude of the post truth | Marc Chalamanch

New old men it happens, new old theories. Last November 8, 2016 Donald Trump gains the presidential choices of the United States of America against any forecast, making triumph a new way of doing politics that marks the entry to a new age of interrelationship between countries worldwide. A few months before it seemed – according to all the polls – […]

Jaume Prat Ortells · critical architecture
20-04-2017 No Comments

Jaume Prat Ortells · critical architecture

A few weeks ago we were entering the world of the critique of architecture of Fredy Massad‘s hand, and today we advance another little thanks to Jaume Prat Ortells (Barcelona, 1975) architect for the ETSAB UPC, Technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona of the Technical University of Catalonia from 2002. Since then he has collaborated in diverse studies of […]

With oranges he understands himself! | Juan Carlos Arroyo
12-12-2016 No Comments

With oranges he understands himself! | Juan Carlos Arroyo

The experts say in learning that the biggest effort that the human brain does in all his life is to learn to count: to be capable of relating a number (abstract concept) to a quantity of something and specially, that this quantity costs for different things, three horses or three flowers.1 All the human beings we manage to crown this […]

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 nature of the change. The nature of change you have changed | Miquel Lacasta
27-11-2015 One Comment

The nature of the change. The nature of change you have changed | Miquel Lacasta

Surely it cannot be said that everything should happen in the decade of the 60, but yes one can affirm that this one was a decade of big changes, of big social transformations, changes, that today we can observe how they are more alive than never. Looking backward, it is easy to recognize significant transformations that have his origin in […]

The hyper-time city.The Falling Man | Miquel Lacasta
19-10-2015 One Comment

The hyper-time city.The Falling Man | Miquel Lacasta

This image represents another jump to the emptiness. It is not necessary to explain the moment in which the photography was taken. The photographer of Associated Press, Richard Drew was, as different many, covering the event, according to the journalistic slang. The image is so brutal that the mere informative fact comes out. In fact the this qualified image, as […]

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 […]

The maps. An appropriation of the world | Ignacio Grávalos - Patrizia Di Monte
24-04-2015 No Comments

The maps. An appropriation of the world | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

“I can use a mirror, which the things show since are seen, or can use a map, which the things show since are well-considered.” E. Gombrich A paper world. The maps constitute a graphical representation of the territory. But also, in turn, always they have constituted an instrument of ideology and power. They answer to the need to locate processes […]

Interview to Stepienybarno | Sheila Palomares
17-03-2015 No Comments

Interview to Stepienybarno | Sheila Palomares

I knew Lorenzo and Agnieszka in a summer course in The Carolina of the University of Jaen in 2010. Since then I they have followed the track up to ending up by being his pupil in the fantastic Course Online of Digital Identity for architects. Already I said to them that, I think that the search of the excellence in […]

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 […]

Place and company in the Network
13-06-2011 23 Comments

Place and company in the Network

Place and Company thinks about the relations that exist between the multiple communities that shape a company and the places in which they live. How these communities modify the spaces that they live, precisely in his process of adjustment to these, and how the spaces modified by them determine them, are the axes of this documentary, recorded in Madrid in […]