Reflections on e-Design: The e-Studio Experience
The influence of digital media and information technology on architectural design education and practice is increasingly evident. The practice and learning of architecture is increasingly aided by and dependant on digital media. Digital technologies not only provide new production methods, but also expand our abilities to create, explore, manipulate and compose space. In contemporary design education, there is a continuous demand to deliver new skills in digital media and to rethink architectura
Author(s): Al-Qawasmi, Jamal

License information
Related content

Rights not set

4. Applications
Technology, worldwide web, infrastructure, network, architecture, global, ownership, computer, science, neutrality, telecommunications, economics, policy, TCP/IP, internet protocol, innovation, HTML, BitTorrent, peer-to-peer, file sharing, streaming, vide
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

1. The Future of the Internet Course Introduction
Technology, worldwide web, infrastructure, network, architecture, global, ownership, computer, science, neutrality, telecommunications, economics, policy, packet, TCP/IP, history, content provider, delivery, exchange
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
(Part Two)

William Mitchell opens this session by describing MIT as an “enormously critical place.” The Stata Center, during its design and construction, fed the campus “attitude of not taking anything for granted and rethinking premises.” So it’s no surprise that debate and some sparring ensue during this spirited panel.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
(Part One)

The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City
The evolution of architecture resembles nothing so much as the fleshing out and refinement of an organism, in William Mitchell’s condensed account. In pre-industrial times, architecture was “fundamentally skeleton and skin—a structure that protects and keeps out the weather.” The industrial era brought an incre
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Is There a Black Architect in the House?
“If there is any kind of profession that’s gotten away with a kind of benign neglect of diversifying itself over the course of last 30 years, it’s architecture,” says Ted Landsmark. With one chart after another, he plots the dismal record of design schools, firms and professional associations in modifyin
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

High-Eco-Tech: Building Avant la Garde
There’s more than a little magic in Werner Sobek’s constructions, which balance aesthetics, architectural constraints and pathbreaking science to, in his words, “go beyond” nature’s own limits.

Sobek walks us through his portfolio of engineering feats, enabled by a worldwide architecture and engi

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Hidden Williamsburg
The backyards of Williamsburg's finest homes tell the story of a separate society. Author Mike Olmert reads the architecture of outbuildings.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

'Impact: Earth!' simulator shows effects of asteroid hit
Purdue University has unveiled ''Impact: Earth!'' a new website that allows anyone to calculate the potential damage a comet or asteroid would cause if it hit the Earth. The interactive website is scientifically accurate enough to be used by homeland security and NASA, but user-friendly and visual enough for elementary school students, said Jay Melosh, the distinguished professor of earth and atmospheric sciences and physics at Purdue who led the creation of the impact effects calculator. http:/
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling
Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling techniques, designed in such a way as to offer an optimal handling of the information transfer procedures connecting the different scales/levels involved in the quantitative description of the aforem
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

GRCC & Lawrence Technology University Form Partnership
Grand Rapids Community College students will now be able to obtain an Associates in Architectural Design and then transfer to complete a BS in Architecture thanks to a new partnership to be announced at this presentation.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

日本古典文学入門
Description not set
Author(s): 001

License information
Related content

Rights not set

BAE Systems

A html page with a definition for BAE Systems with text covering: BAE Systems, history.
Author(s): Creator not set

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Animation project checklist

Skills checklist for evaluation of the ICT component produced by students within this module.
Author(s): Creator not set

License information
Related content

Rights not set

The Second Law and Cosmology
In spite of its old age, the Second Law of Thermodynamics “is alive and kicking,” says
Max Tegmark
, stimulating research on “really, really big puzzles.” In Tegmark’s case, “big” encompasses the cosmos, and investigating the entropy of the universe offers one path into understanding “how we started out.

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Reflections on an MIT Education
In a neat series of time capsules tagged to his MIT experience, Neil Pappalardo shares his story with MIT graduates in the hope that it will give them “an idea of the possibilities that lie ahead.”

His story begins in 1964, when as a senior majoring in Physics, he decided to pursue a thesis on a

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The digital architecture of tomorrow
This paper presents an ongoing research project about the development of the materials and fabrication techniques for a fundamentally new class of architectural composite. This type of composite, which is a representative example of an even broader class of smart architectural material, has the potential to change the design and function of an architectural structure or living environment. As of today, this kind of composite does not exist. Once completed, this will be the first technology on i
Author(s): Ataman, Osman

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Algeria and its Southern Neighbours: Turbulence in the Sahara [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Yvan Guichaoua, Imad Mesdoua | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this podcast. The South of Algeria belongs to the widely integrated Saharan political economy also composed of large chunks of the Malian and Nigerian territories. As such, Algeria plays a key role in the livelihoods (through licit or illicit means), and geographical social and political mobility of Sahelian communities, using borders as resources and connected to each other through transnational ne
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Education in a modern world : British Modernism and school design 1930-1970
'Education in a Modern World: British Modernism and school design 1930-1970' is an online resource that is part of RIBA's website. It presents a workshop that formed a focus for architecture students at Oxford Brookes University, engaged in a project to renovate and redesign existing educational and institutional buildings. The notes and images are accessed via the names of the architects, which include Robert W. Edis, Aston Webb, Walter Gropius, Denys Lasdun and Erno Goldfinger. These examples
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content