Posts Tagged ‘politics’

by Ian Stewart @ The Teleghaph/Business The world’s first operational police robot stands at attention in downtown Dubai Most of us entertain rather ambivalent feelings about technology. We love the way in which new products and services make our lives easier and more enjoyable. But many of us also worry that the next wave of […]


by Wanda Lau Nine leaders in digital practice and design name the existing tools that firms and individuals—including themselves—should learn this year. Perkins+WillA composite image demonstrating how Perkins+Will is utilizing Microsoft HoloLens to interact with building models in mixed reality. A new year often refreshes the search for the next great thing to upgrade our […]


En cualquier momento el futuro se vuelve cosa del pasado, sin darnos cuenta, por eso hay que prestarle atención al presente. Así es como pierde tiempo el que no sabe lo que quiere, se preocupa por aquello que nunca sucedió y busca estar solo para esconderse de si mismo, inventando excusas para justificar un porque. After […]


El desalojo comenzó el pasado lunes en la noche con la colaboración de miembros de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, quienes ayudaban a los vecinos a bajar sus enseres desde los pisos superiores para introducirlos en camiones especialmente dispuestos para la ocasión. En primer lugar saldrán 160 familias —de las 1.156 censadas— hacia una zona urbanizada […]


Homenaje

18Jul14

Nada se olvida y nada queda en el pasado, eso se aprende. 18 de julio es el cumpleaños de Mandela, y no encuentro mejor manera de recordarlo. Nelson Mandela’s inaugural speech Your Majesties, Your Highnesses, Distinguished Guests, Comrades and Friends: Today, all of us do, by our presence here, and by our celebrations in other […]


Poderopedia

08May14

Cuando los juegos de poder se corrompen bajo sistemas enclenques que fomentan la corporativización amiguista con falta de transparencia y manipulación de información, se gesta una exacerbación del microclima en el poder que aleja cada vez más la percepción de la realidad por parte de los gobernantes. Mientras las reglas sean esas, tarde o temprano la […]


A political book written by a traditional architect denounces the disengagement of architecture from the real world as a sheer phenomenon of our era. In From Bauhaus to Our House, Tom Wolfe bemoaned the fact that early European Modernism had stifled the development of an American architectural expression, at the very time that America was […]


Pario la Abuela

24Jul12

The Volcano As Museum: A Proposal For Buenos Aires. @ Architizer Some may not believe that a volcano serves as a fitting cultural centerpiece for one of the world’s major cities, but this didn’t stop French architect Michael Labory from trying to make it work. His proposal for the Buenos Aires Contemporary Art Museum calls for a […]


A Monumental Conflict? For Gehry, Eisenhower or Architecture. Everyone agrees Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America’s greatest leaders. But the effort to memorialize the 34th president—with a monument on four acres near the Capitol—has led to open conflict, pitting Eisenhower’s grandchildren against one of America’s most respected architects, Frank Gehry. By Paul Goldberger If you […]