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6.1
Digital Techniques in Historic Preservation
The field of historic preservation constantly seeks new ways to document, assess, and interpret existing landmark...
Digital Techniques in Historic Preservation
6.1
Digital Technology and Architecture: Towards a Symmetrical Approach
Should we take technology as an external factor impacting design literally from the outside? For the past 50 years,...
Digital Technology and Architecture: Towards a Symmetrical Approach
6.1
Technologies and Stewardship of a Native American City
Archaeology’s legacy lies with the unfettered examination of past peoples and their built landscapes. Explorer/scholars,...
Technologies and Stewardship of a Native American City
5.2
Thinking Tools for Systems Thinking
Connecting global conditions to local actions is inherently difficult because it requires a different way of thinking....
Thinking Tools for Systems Thinking
5.2
From Smart-Only Cities Towards Humane and Cooperative Hybrid Cities
Our working and living environments are increasingly determined by what I call the “Smart-Everything” Paradigm...
From Smart-Only Cities Towards Humane and Cooperative Hybrid Cities
5.2
Recognizing Place-Intelligence in Historic Environments for Sustainable Futures
Local knowledge is commonly understood as the accumulated knowledge of communities with long histories that have...
Recognizing Place-Intelligence in Historic Environments for Sustainable Futures
5.1
Research Redux
I was about three years into my doctoral studies at Harvard’s GSD when three questions, or more accurately, three...
Research Redux
5.1
Validating an Emerging Design Area through Industry‐Academia Research Partnerships
Collaborative research between the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry and academia can...
Validating an Emerging Design Area through Industry‐Academia Research Partnerships
5.1
Interview with Peter Galison: On Method
Peter Galison is a University Professor in Physics and the History of Science at Harvard University. His publications,...
Interview with Peter Galison: On Method
4.2
Interview with Craig Curtis: Industrialized Construction at Katerra
Katerra’s stated goal is to revolutionize, through the application of advanced technologies, an AEC industry...
Interview with Craig Curtis: Industrialized Construction at Katerra