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Kai Turner on The Future Of Information Architecture

I’m still working my way through

26. January 2009 by dan
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Film As A Superior Medium For Engagement With Architecture Design?

This fantastic scholarly paper by Schawn Jasmann on The Info Tech Revolution In Architecture deftly juggles so many of the quasi-douchebag critical theory notions that are important to the research I’m doing for my book project… Here he is talking … Continue reading

14. January 2009 by dan
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Frascari on Analytique

It is important to notice that the analytique as graphic analysis of details had its development in a period when architects did not have to prepare working drawings showing the construction of the details. The drawings carried few if any … Continue reading

13. January 2009 by dan
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ARCHITECTURE IS THE RESULT OF AN INFINITE MIRRORING OF TRANSLATIONS

Publish at Scribd or explore others: Essays Literature translation Architecture

13. January 2009 by dan
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Beautiful Things "Work" Better, Except Maybe When We're Talking About UX Deliverables

Seems to me there”s some sort of meta-critique that can be made (or perhaps has already been made) regarding what Norman observes about attractive things being functionally superior to ugly things, and the conflicting idea in some UX circles that … Continue reading

13. January 2009 by dan
Categories: Book In Progress, Information Architecture Design, Steal From Here for NTISI, User Experience Design | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Seriously Sweet Thread On Archinect Re: Stuff For My Book

I think it the catchy title of the thread I created helped provoke so many great replies:Information Architect Seeks Assist from Regular-Old Architects Here”s one gem from the growing pile of slot machines online gems: Technology and software have actually … Continue reading

05. January 2009 by dan
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The Rise of CAD = The Decline of Physical / Minature Modelling?

One of the big “question areas” I’m going to be exploring with architects as I do research for the book I’ve started writing is the rise of the use of CAD in regular-old architecture design and development processes and for … Continue reading

05. January 2009 by dan
Categories: Book In Progress, Information Architecture Design, Raw Material for NTISI, Regular Old Architecture | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Joshua Prince-Ramus TED Talk: Killing Authorship And Compartmentalizing Flexibility

“hyper-rational process: a process that takes rationality almost to an absurd level – transcends all the baggage that normally comes with what people would call a rational conclusion to something” “this process does not have a signature – there is … Continue reading

02. January 2009 by dan
Categories: Regular Old Architecture, Steal From Here for NTISI | Tags: , | 1 comment

Liz Diller TED Talk: Architecture Is A Special Effects Machine

“conventions of space … so obvious we”re blinded by their familiarity” “…insatiable appetite for visual stimulation with ever greater digital virtuosity – digital has become kasyna the new orthodoxy” “rethinks our dependence on vision”

02. January 2009 by dan
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“Now That I See It”

Concept description for a book I’m calling “Now That I See It”, where I will examine the all-too-common failure of user experience design process deliverables to secure durable client buy-in and sign-off on the design and alignment of website features and functionality … and what the ux design process might look like were it to be augmented with tools and techniques borrowed from and inspired by traditional architecture. Continue reading

02. January 2009 by dan
Categories: Book In Progress, Information Architecture Design, Information Architecture Strategy, Regular Old Architecture | Tags: | 6 comments