Approaches to research in architecture
This book collects the work of students , staff and guests, Strategy seminar led by Blanca Lleó Inhabiting within the Master of Advanced Architectural Design MPAA Department of Architectural ETSAM .
Edited by Nobuko ( Buenos Aires 2012) includes texts Blanca Lleó, Camilo Garcia , Andres Jaque , Maria Fullahondo , Rodrigo Rubio, Zhou Xianjun , Luis Diaz- Maurino , Carlos and Ana Garcia Toral among others.
“In our environment, and so exacerbated in recent decades in the field of architecture, has dominated the action over reflection . And now that the feverish activity has ceased entirely , an eerie , expectant paralysis grips architects. definitely going to have to test our ability to think and address ideas uncertainty of the immediate future .
The architecture is a mental process : first brick and steel is made of gray matter. That is, of ideas shaped by a creative intelligence . The architecture is much more that is built , it is a strategy that contributes to better inhabit the world .
In today’s knowledge society is no longer enough to have instrumental skills , but it is essential to muster own thinking and ability to express structured if it is to be accommodated in an interconnected world . Therefore, learn to think , listen intelligently , debate and shape strictly accurate to elaborate ideas, will be crucial for the formation of the architect in a future that has already begun. “