Archive for December, 2009

Boy, this salad is good. The idea behind matching Williamson, Olstrom, Kurgman and Architecture, appears to be weird, but please follow it up. By opening the black box Williamson started to explain “how to” of many issues. As quoted by Vicente Donato (Universita di Bologna) looking though the glasses of R. Coase, he discovered that […]


El pensar que algo muy organizado afecta directamente la creatividad es totalmente aceptable pero no verdadero. Si citamos por caso Sir Ken Robinson, vemos que la creatividad es dinámica y variable, por lo tanto dejarla fluir libremente es la mejor opción, estableciendo un sistema de contención que vaya sedimentando los avances. En la misma sintonía, […]


Collaboration as is, doesn’t mean much, but It encourages people and teams to share information towards better results and the generation of new knowledge. Was Gropius thinking “Green” into collaboration at The Architect Collaborative (TAC)? If a society collaborates, following rules, it will lead to improve processes. Take for example driving yours kids to school, […]


AN ONLINE RESOURCE FOR USERS OF AUTODESK BUILDING SOLUTIONS PRODUCTS MATT DILLON, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, UNITED STATES TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2005 BIM – What is it, why do I care, and how do I do it? “BIM” or Building Information Model(ing) is perhaps one of the most overused and misunderstood terms in the architectural industry […]


Desde hace ya un tiempo, lo sustentable es parte de mis temas de investigación, aunque siguiendo la linea que me interesa, lo busco y miro desde otro lado, si quieren, lateralmente. Lejos de considerarlo solo un adjetivo, lo sustentable para mi es un argumento que necesariamente debe ser validado, refrendado, etc. Creo en la necesidad […]


De acuerdo con la frase que dice “Uno empieza a aprender cuanto rompe cosas” podriamos pensar que, haciendo las cosas bien y de la misma manera siempre, no nos llevaria a nada. En muchas oportunidades he escrito y hablado en mis clases, respecto de relativizar la experiencia, ya que según el Ingeniero Quimico Jose Parera […]


AECbytes Viewpoint #48 (September 22, 2009) Transcending the BIM Hype: 
How to Make Sense and Dollars from Building Information Modeling Eric Lamb, Dean Reed and Atul Khanzode
DPR Construction, Inc. …”These days it’s virtually impossible to make it through an architecture, engineering or construction event without hearing about Building Information Modeling (BIM). Most people tout substantial […]