Posts Tagged ‘Quality’

Think Different

06Oct11

“Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works. The design of the Mac wasn’t what it looked like, although that was part of it. Primarily, it was how it worked. To design something really well, you have to […]


It started with a basic question to my student (graduate and postgraduate) about: Q: “having a space of 16 m2 (I will use square meter as unit), equal height, materials and no openning, which one cost more (A) 4.00mx4.00m or (B) 8.00mx2.00m?” Around 95% of the students told me that cost the same. Then I […]


After a little shift towards management, I found myself reading William E. Deming, and an interesting crossing (at least for me) arises. I like to think that every good architecture project is a high quality project, in holistic terms (if correct the use of the word). So, Quality, becomes relevant (as component?) of every architectural […]