Posts Tagged ‘education’

An Architecture for Our Time The New Classicism by Charles Siegel Download the book Today’s avant-gardist architects congratulate themselves on how cutting-edge their buildings are. But in reality, they are not responding to the needs of our time in the way that the early modernists responded to the needs of the last century. Modernist architects […]

by Jane Hill and Te Ari Prendergast Changes in society and the job market are forcing tertiary education providers to reassess the way they provide education. Jane Hill from Chow:Hill Architects and Te Ari Prendergast from TOA Architects investigate how architects can equip today’s learners for an ongoing climate of change. A friend recently asked which […]

by Zachary Tate Porter In recent years, various social media platforms have reconfigured the distribution and consumption of architecture—a transformation that has reinvigorated the discipline and produced a wide array of provocative imagery. Yet, while architects can and should celebrate this exciting culture of exchange, there is also the risk of becoming too insulated from the […]

by Yo-Yo Ma In response to: A Mystic Monumentality from the June 22, 2017 issue American Wind Symphony Orchestra Point Counterpoint II, designed by Louis Kahn and launched in 1976; undated photograph To the Editors: I read Martin Filler’s sweeping survey of Louis Kahn’s life and work [“A Mystic Monumentality,” NYR, June 22] with great interest. […]

by Samuel McNerney Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind, is one of the more counter-intuitive ideas in cognitive science. In sharp contrast is dualism, a theory of mind famously put forth by Rene Descartes in the 17th century when he claimed […]

by AMANDA KOLSON HURLEY Sarah Williams Goldhagen was the architecture critic for The New Republic for many years, a role she combined with teaching at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and elsewhere. She is an expert on the work of Louis Kahn, one of the 20th century’s greatest architects, known for the weighty, mystical Modernism […]

BY PATRICK SISSON A new symposium seeks to bolster the case that a San Diego architect foreshadowed Modernist design Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Gropius…. and Gill? A new symposium taking place in San Diego on October 20th, “Irving J. Gill and the Chicago School,” presents new scholarship connecting American architect Irving Gill’s experience in Chicago […]

Extraído del diario History of the Present Nº 4 (Primavera de 1988), 1-2,11-13. Entrevistador: Michael Bess Traducción: Francisco Larrabe * ENTREVISTA a Michel Foucault Hace un momento usted me contaba que es moralista… En cierto sentido lo soy, en la medida en que creo que uno de los propósitos, uno de los sentidos de la existencia humana – la […]

El martes 4 de octubre a las 18.00 el Ing. Nicolás Ruggiero (UNR) y el Mg. Arq. Alejandro Moreira (UNL) dictarán una conferencia abierta bajo el título “BIM en Arquitectura. La posibilidad de construir antes de construir”. La actividad es organizada en el marco del Curso de Posgrado “Estrategias para la implementación de Building Information Modeling” y tiene como […]