Academic Area: Projects / Cycle: Fourth
Semester: 2012-2 / Credits: 8/ Requirements: Workshop 3 Descriptive Geometry
Condition: Required / N. of hours: 8 Weekly
Teachers: Manuel Flores C. / Fredy Miranda N. / Arturo Morales R.
1. About the design studio
2. Issues and education
3. Detailed Schedule
4. Definitions of basic terms
1. About the design studio
The design studio aims to generate in students a place reading as form and how social fact. It involves harnessing the energy generated by human settlements in their systems occupation of space and complexity of their interaction at different levels of understanding. So it seeks to intervene transforming the place where conflicts have been generated by a bad relationship between population and environment.
Connection with reality
The approach to reality is a complex and particular. The workshop proposed that the student through an exercise approach builds the reality from a committed, from the detection of urban characters and through a process of tracking routes, habits, occupation, etc.. The student must take a reading of the place and its society and nodes detecting flows, higher flows will be understood from the individual dynamics and the generation of human and collective behavior nodes.
The residual spaces in informal occupation of space are taken by the population as a whole to develop there as a group all that human need. It is in this scenario flows and exchanges of urban space where we try not projected that students investigate the dynamics generated, analyze them and can use them later as inputs for their project.
Informal employment systems generally territorial conflict with the common heritage of society as a whole. It’s hard for a settlement settler understand why must respect the heritage, as their need for public space or services, occupy, cause pollution and a poor relationship between population and territory. This scenario is so common in our city, is ideal for the student to have a society committed to reading and understanding the role of architecture and the architect is active and purposeful. Students must propose a building that simultaneously improve the quality of life of the population and protect the heritage that represents environment.
Exercise approximation to reality
Students should from the characters detected build individual stories and group presented as cartoons, in them MUST show their level of understanding of urban processes and ways of life of the population. This process will allow them to take the distance between its initial vision and subsequent understanding well the student understands that reality is a complex construction of multiple looks.
Identify Conflict nodes in massive use of space, in traffic and transportation systems, commercial areas or social exchange and Nearby settlements heritage monumental or natural.
from a point of view identified with the social problems that are already understood, students in the workshop discusses the relevance of an architectural program that generates uses aimed at improving the relationship between society and the environment, the question of the workshop is:
What architecture can do to take advantage of a situation of conflict and create a favorable situation for public use and service that simultaneously protect the environment and reassess?
Urban service system for a conflict
Close negative relationship between realities. In the same line item 1, but using larger scales, this issue aims to transform the place of conflict with the tools of the site and the program
Generate a project to help reverse a bad relationship between population and environment.
2. Issues and education
Spaces of success / exclusion spaces
Comparative Exercise detection activated areas in the city and dead spaces guess is usage patterns that generate success in the city they know.
Understand the place
Approaching the site from the emotional, student engagement with society and their needs is the main power that will allow you advance your project research.
Patterns of success and conflict in the place
The student must find out what are the ways to use the space in the workplace, both spontaneous and original that generate a better quality of life, like that conflict.
Project and program to transform
Imagining and propose an architectural intervention that transforms the place and build a better quality of life in the community.
External strategy / site / public space / external filters
How the intervention must react to environmental forces to transform relations conflicting.
Internal Strategy / uses inter-enabled / inner filters
Organize the program from within the project, to get the internal dynamics that need the proposal.
Comprehensive strategy / blueprint
From external and internal strategies, reach and generate one that integrates fluidity and variety of filters that the proposal needs.
The public and private
The complexity of human relationships and filtration systems in space, so that the
intervention can be effective, public and private systems must be separated and integrated at once.
Filters and control points
The complexity of the use of the project, whether it should be permeable and pubic hair, but filterable and private at the same time as going to control access and monitoring, if you have only two control points.
Patterns of use and development of uses
The skill and knowledge of the technical requirements to develop the different uses that the project needs is an essential capability to be developed and applied.
Space systems / flows / visual / filters / connections
The quality of spatial fluency according to the needs of transit into the building from outside and inside.
Structural Systems / relationship structure – space
The criterion for determining what type of structural system that intervention is needed.
Environmental Systems / light / ventilation / sunlight /
The use of light and the systems that make a project livable
Material systems / transparency / opacity / enclosures
Materiality Clear concepts appropriate to the type of intervention that is being proposed and in accordance with the systems of public and private filters.
Comprehensive project support
The student must show eventually the ability to carry out an idea of a transformation from initial studies to final plans. You must be able to support the proposed solvency throughout its conception.
4. Definitions of basic terms
It is a collective mental state that occurs in a non-private use and in which everyone can act freely and with equal rights.
“Emergence is what happens when a system of relatively simple elements is organized spontaneously and without explicit laws, to give rise to intelligent behavior.” (Emerging Systems. Or do they have in common ants, neurons, cities and software. Steven Johnson, 2001)
Any action or component to improve the quality of life of a population above any consideration.
Marginal urban settlement
Community self-recognizable and defined by a moment of emergence in place with social similarities and use of space is settled in the outskirts of a city old matrix and generally do not have adequate services and attention to their basic needs or secondary.
Joint space uses, coordinated in such a way that leads to a specific urban behavior, leading to the enhancement of a positive situation or transforming a negative.
Plan of action to intervene a place with a building, which through a strategy intended uses and relationships significantly transform the reality that occurs at that time.
Successful urban space
Place of public use is intensive and provided in such a way that generates energies of living and quality of life of a population.
Informal employment systems generally territorial conflict with the common heritage of society as a whole. It’s hard for a settlement settler understand why must respect the heritage, as their need for public space or services, occupy, cause pollution and a poor relationship between population and territory. This scenario is so common in our city, is ideal for the student to have a society committed to reading and understanding the role of architecture and the architect is active and purposeful.
A transformation is proposed which simultaneously improves the quality of life of the population and protect the heritage that represents environment.
The residual spaces in informal occupation of space are taken by the population as a whole to develop there as a group all that human need. It is in this scenario flows and exchanges of urban space where we try not projected that students involved understanding the dynamics generated, the analyzes and proposes an architecture that enhances and take this energy.
“Situation in which two or more interdependent individuals or groups seeking to meet interest or perceived incompatible goals” (PCM, 2007)
“Expressed struggle between two or more people who depend on each other and who, in seeking to satisfy their interests or needs, scarce resources are or appear to be, and that conflicting goals or hinder each other” ( OAS PROPAZ).
“Social conflict is a situation-presented as a dynamic process, which occurs when two or more actors or parties perceive each other as an obstacle to the satisfaction of their interests and needs. Because each part performs actions that seek to destroy, defeat, neutralize or control the other “. (Roundtable for Poverty Reduction).
Uses set corresponding to a strategy and shaping a building